Albert Hewett Coons was an American physician, pathologist, and immunologist. He was the first person to conceptualize and develop immunofluorescent techniques for labeling antibodies in the early 1940s.
|Born:||June 28, 1912, Gloversville, New York|
|Died:||September 30, 1978 (age 66), Brookline, Massachusetts|
|Fields:||Physician, Internist, Educator, Author, Immunologist, Pathologist|
|Alma mater:||Williams College (BS), Harvard Medical School (M.D.)|
|Known for:||Research in immunology|
|Notable awards:||Lasker Award (1959), Gairdner Foundation International Award (1962)|
About Albert Coons
American physician, pathologist, and immunologist who most notably developed ways to identify and label antibodies during the 1940's. He became a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1962.
Albert Coons Before Fame
He attended Williams College before graduating from Harvard medical school in 1937.
Achievement of Albert Coons
He participated in the southwest Pacific Theater during World War II with the 105th General U.S. Army Hospital, as its chief laboratory officer.
Albert Coons Family Life
He had one son and four daughters with his wife Phyllis.
Associations of Albert Coons
He and Manuel Elkin Patarroyo both became known for their work in immunology.
Information related to Albert Coons
- Recipients of the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
- American pathologists
- American immunologists
- United States Army Medical Corps officers
- Harvard Medical School faculty
- 20th-century American physicians