The legacy of Science: Jean Dausset

Second floor- His discovery of the HLA system meant the award of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1980 with Baruj Benacerraf and George D. Sneill. In May 24th, 2000, he donated his scientific legacy to the Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe.
La exposición de Jean Dausset del Museu recorre las investigaciones de este científico

The discovery of the HLA system was a decisive step for rejection that occurs in organ transplants . As well as the willingness of each individual to certain diseases linked to their HLA . Jean Dausset defines it as the bar code of each individual, which shows that the human being is unique , deserves dignity and respect and there are no differences by race.

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