Born 24 Nov 1876; died 21 May 1928 at age 51.
Japanese bacteriologist who turned into the primary to reap natural cultures of Treponema pallidum, the spirochete that reasons syphilis, which he discovered withinside the brains of individuals who had died of paresis. He tested the syphilitic beginning of positive varieties of popular paralysis, evolved one of the first checks to diagnose syphilis, and proved that each Oroya fever and verruga peruana may be produced via way of means of Bartonella bacilliformis, now acknowledged to be distinct levels of Carrion’s disorder (bartonellosis). He discovered approaches to domesticate microorganisms that had in no way earlier than been grown withinside the take a look at tube. Noguchi studied poliomyelitis, and trachoma and labored on a vaccine and serum for yellow fever. He died of yellow fever, even as studying the disorder in Africa.