Awards & Winners

E. Donnall Thomas

Date of Birth 15-March-1920
Place of Birth Mart
(McLennan County, Texas)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Dr. E. Donnall Thomas
Profession Physician
Edward Donnall "Don" Thomas was an American physician, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, and director emeritus of the clinical research division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. In 1990 he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Joseph E. Murray for the development of cell and organ transplantation. Thomas developed bone marrow transplantation as a treatment for leukemia.

Awards by E. Donnall Thomas

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries concerning organ and cell transplantation in the treatment of human disease)
Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For the development of bone marrow transplantation as a therapy for leukemia and other blood disorders.)
National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
(For his pioneering work in the science and application of transplantation biology to successful bone marrow transplantation in man for the treatment of cancer and related conditions.)