E. Donnall Thomas Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 4 pages of information about the life of E. Donnall Thomas.
This section contains 1,022 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the E. Donnall Thomas Biography

World of Scientific Discovery on E. Donnall Thomas

E. Donnall Thomas has pioneered techniques for transplanting bone marrow, an operation that has been utilized to treat patients with cancers of the blood, such as leukemia. For proving that such transplants could save the lives of dying patients, Thomas was

E. Donnall Thomas was born on March 15, 1920, in the small town of Mart, Texas. After graduating from a high school class of approximately fifteen students, Thomas entered the University of Texas at Austin in 1937. He received a B.A. in 1941 and continued on for a master's degree, which was awarded in 1943.

After completing his master's degree, Thomas started medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. After six months, however, he transferred to Harvard Medical School, where he received his M.D. in 1946. He became an intern and then a resident at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston and began to specialize in...

(read more)

This section contains 1,022 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the E. Donnall Thomas Biography
Copyrights
World of Scientific Discovery
E. Donnall Thomas from World of Scientific Discovery. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook