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						Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf

Date of Birth October 29, 1920
Date of Death August 2, 2011, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA
Place of Birth Venezuela
Country Venezuela
Profession Physiologist
Horoscope Scorpio

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Baruj Benacerraf is a famous Physiologist, born on October 29, 1920 in Venezuela. As of January 9, 2023, Baruj Benacerraf’s net worth is $5 Million. He received honorary degrees from ten different universities, including Colombia and Harvard University.

Parents Abraham Benacerraf, Henrietta Lasry
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Spouse Annette Benacerraf
Children(s) Beryl Rica Benacerraf


Immunologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1980. His research has led to advances in the understanding of diseases like multiple sclerosis. .

His wife, Annette, died shortly before him on June 3, 2011. His brother is philosopher Paul Benacerraf.

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Baruj Benacerraf Net Worth

Baruj is one of the richest Physiologist & listed on most popular Physiologist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Baruj Benacerraf's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Physiologist
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House Living in own house.

He emigrated to the United States from Venezuela in 1940 and earned his doctorate from the Medical College of Virginia.

Baruj Benacerraf Wife

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Baruj Ranked on the list of most popular Physiologist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Venezuela. Baruj Benacerraf celebrates birthday on October 29 of every year.

What did Baruj Benacerraf discover?

Baruj Benacerraf was awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with George Snell and Jean Dausset (AAI ’75) for their pioneering studies on the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). Benacerraf demonstrated that genetic factors regulate an individual’s immune responses.

What is Baruj Benacerraf area of study?

Baruj Benacerraf bestrode immunology for five decades. He created the intellectual framework leading to our present understanding of how T lymphocytes recognize antigens, for which he received the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Who inspired Baruj Benacerraf?

Following an interview with Elvin Kabat, who offered me a Fellowship in his laboratory, I started my research career in February, 1948. Training with Elvin Kabat was one of the significant experiences in my development as a scientist.

Is Baruj Benacerraf Hispanic?

Benacerraf was born in Caracas, Venezuela, to Sephardic Jewish parents. His father, a textile importer, was from Spanish Morocco and his mother from French Algeria. The family moved to Paris when he was five and he received his schooling there; French language and culture was a major influence in his life.

Which famous Colombian won a Nobel Prize for literature?

With this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature to the Colombian writer, Gabriel García Márquez, the Swedish Academy cannot be said to bring forward an unknown writer. García Márquez achieved unusual international success as a writer with his novel in 1967 (One Hundred Years of Solitude).

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