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1887-1974
Serologist

Achievements.

The Kahn Test.

Kahn's Study of Immunology.

Kahn's Career.

The career of Reuben Kahn spanned the fields of serology and immunology and produced over 170 scientific publications. He conducted his research at the Michigan Department of Health, the University of Michigan, and Howard University. Although most widely known for his improvements to the test for early syphilis detection, Kahn's universal serological reaction is considered a landmark in the science of immunology. His research was carried out at the Michigan Department of Health, the University of Michigan, and Howard University, but he also received honorary degrees and awards from other institutions.

Sources:

W. Montague Cobb, "Reuben Leon Kahn, D.Sc, LL.D., M.D., Ph.D.— 1887," Journal of the National Medical Association, 63 (September 1971): 388-394;

Reuben L. Kahn, The Kahn Test: A Practical Guide (Baltimore: Williams &Wilkins, 1928);

Kahn, "Rapid Precipitation Phase...

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