Other Scientist Stories

"I was able to do what I did because of what they did."

- Maurice Hilleman

Maurice Hilleman’s contribution to vaccine science is unparalleled, but many other scientists and scientific discoveries played important roles in the fight against infectious diseases before, during and since Dr. Hilleman’s time. In the same manner that Dr. Hilleman benefitted from the work of others, current and future scientists will rely on the work of Dr. Hilleman and scientists like him for instruction and inspiration.

This section of the website presents information and stories about other scientists and discoveries in immunology, vaccinology and related fields. These accounts of personal experiences reveal the questions, challenges, and triumphs scientists encounter in the ongoing endeavor to prevent the devastating diseases that affect mankind.

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