NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scripps Research Institute Founder and noted immunologist Frank J. Dixon died Friday. He was 87 years old.
 
Born in St. Paul, Minn. in 1920, Dixon completed his BS, BM, and MD degrees at the University of Minnesota in 1943 before serving three years in the US Navy. He subsequently worked as a research assistant in the department of pathology at Harvard Medical School, and then taught at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis.
 

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