d.c. gajdusek


[gahy-doo-shek, -duh-]
D(aniel) Carleton [kahrl-tuhn] , born 1923, U.S. medical researcher, especially on viral diseases: Nobel Prize 1976.
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Gajdusek Gaj·du·sek (gī'də-shěk'), D(aniel) Carleton. Born 1923.

American virologist. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for research on the origin and spread of infectious diseases.

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