Flexner, Simon

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Simon, U.S. pathologist, 1863-1946.
Flexner bacillus - Synonym(s): Shigella flexneri
Shigella flexneri - see under Shiga
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Rous' entry into tumor virology was fortuitous; the founding director of the Rockefeller Institute, Simon Flexner, had been interested in oncology but wanted to redirect his own work toward polio, which was becoming a major problem.
The following year Carrel was offered a fellowship post at the new Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research by Dr Simon Flexner who allowed him a free hand in research (Cusimano et al 1984).
Simon Flexner, director of laboratories at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York City, suggesting that the institute investigate how the disease was transferred from one animal to another in the hope that research could eliminate fresh fruits and vegetables as carriers.
Noguchi, a native of Fukushima Prefecture, came to the United States in 1900 to work with American pathologist Simon Flexner.
Simon Flexner eventually made his way to the Johns Hopkins University and later became famous in medical research and as an administrator at the Rockefeller Institute.
Simon Flexner (1863-1946), like his brother Abraham Flexner, was a prime mover in U.
Simon Flexner, who was the head of the Institute, inviting me to come to New York for an interview.