Baruj Benacerraf Dies

Baruj Benacerraf, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in medicine, has died, reports The New York Times. He was 90. Benacerraf won the Nobel Prize along with George Snell and Jean Dausset for their work on the immune system. In particular, Benacerraf found that a set of genes governed the strength of a person's immune response.

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