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Ilya Mechnikov Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908
Nobel Co-recipient Paul Ehrlich

Ukrainian Zoologist. Theory of cellular immunity. Father of Natural immunity. Research: Comparative embryology, Phagocytosis, Anthrax, Rabies.

Weak eyesight, heart troubles, difficulties in University lead to pessimism. Twice attempted suicide. Discovery of phagocytosis completely changed his outlook on life; abandoned his pessimistic philosophy and determined to find further proof of hypothesis.

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The Ilya Mechnikov Collection in Riga. History of Allergy, Karger. Please scroll down.

Mechnikoff and the Microbiome by Scott H Podolsky, Lancet, Volume 380, No. 9856, p1810-1811, 24 November 2012.

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Elie Metchnikoff/Ilya Mechnikov (b. 1845 d. 1916)

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Russian Jewish Nobel PrizeWinner Ilya MetchinikoffPhoto Credit: stamprussia

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Name: Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov
Birth: 16 May 1845, Kharkov (now Kharkiv), Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
Death: 16 July 1916, Paris, France
Residence when prize awarded: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Award: "in recognition of their work on immunity"
Field: Immunity
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