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Karl Landsteiner
Born (1868-06-14)June 14, 1868
Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Died June 26, 1943(1943-06-26) (aged 75)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Citizenship Austria, Netherlands, US
Fields Medicine, virology
Institutions University of Vienna
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
Alma mater University of Vienna
Known for Development of blood group system, discovery of Rh factor, discovery of poliovirus
Notable awards

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1930)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award (1946 posthumously)
ForMemRS (1941)[1]

Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms.
Karl Landsteiner
It is very kind of you to consider the possibility of my working in Pasadena, an idea which certainly is attractive, especially since it would hold out the prospect of your cooperation or advice.
Karl Landsteiner