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Porter W Anderson Jr.

American microbiologist


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Porter Warren Anderson Jr. is an American microbiologist best known for developing a vaccine that protects children from infections by Haemophilus influenzae type b , a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and epiglottitis. The techniques he and his colleague Ronald Eby invented were later utilized to develop a vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

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University of Rochester

Private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York, United States

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Emory University

Private research university in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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#96227 World Rank