Born 17 Dec 1892; died 1 Oct 1953 at age 60.
An American biochemist who helped develop a method for blood fractionation (separation of plasma proteins into fractions) with cold ethanol. During World War II, he led a team of chemists, doctors and medical professionals to enable large-scale production and use individual fractions of human plasma to treat injured people. I made it. Some of the results of this study include the use of serum albumin to replace blood or plasma for blood transfusions. Use of gamma globulin for short-term protection against diseases such as measles and hepatitis. Use of anti-hemophilia globulin to treat hemophilia.