Blumberg: Tracking a Mystery (2 of 2)
- Baruch Blumberg describes how key observations in a child with Down syndrome led to the association of Australia antigen with hepatitis B.
Baruch Blumberg, MD, PhD, describes how key observations in a child with Down syndrome led to the association of the Australia antigen with hepatitis B. He also discusses the importance of disseminating his serum samples and findings to the research community. Researchers across the world were able to contribute to the growing body of knowlege about hepatitis B in part because of the open atmosphere.
- The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
- Timeline Category: