Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Baruch S. Blumberg
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 39° 56.658′ N, 75° 8.959′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Lawrence Court south of Cypress Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located on the sidewalk, beside the subject house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 South Lawrence Court, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marc Blitzstein (within shouting distance of this marker); Physick House (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Syng Physick (within Old Pine Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Sully Residence (about 500 feet away); Charles E. Peterson (1906 - 2004) / Edmund N. Bacon (about 500 feet away); Tribal Chieftains (about 500 feet away); John Vallance - Engraver (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . Baruch Samuel Blumberg, American physician. American research physician whose discovery of an antigen that provokes antibody response against hepatitis B led to the development by other researchers of a successful vaccine against the disease. He shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1976 with D. Carleton Gajdusek for their work on the origins and spread of infectious viral diseases. Blumberg’s book on his Nobel Prize-winning work, Hepatitis B: The Hunt for a Killer Virus, was published in 2002. (Submitted on June 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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