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1947

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Margaret J. Pittman, 1947

Margaret Jane Pittman (1901–1995) was a pioneering bacteriologist whose research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on typhoid, cholera, and pertussis (whooping cough) helped generate the development of vaccinations against these diseases as well as others.

See also Discovering a Cause of Bacterial Meningitis and an Effective Antiserum Therapy

Years at the Rockefeller Institute: 1928-1934

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Margaret Pittman, RU Hospital, RIMR

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