Jean Dausset

Died aged c. 93

Jean-Baptiste-Gabriel-Joachim Dausset (19 October 1916 – 6 June 2009) was a French immunologist born in Toulouse, France. Dausset received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1980 along with Baruj Benacerraf and George Davis Snell for their discovery and characterisation of the genes making the major histocompatibility complex. Using the money from his Nobel Prize and a grant from the French Television, Dausset founded the Human Polymorphism Study Center (CEPH) in 1984, which was later renamed the Foundation Jean Dausset-CEPH in his honour. He married Rose Mayoral in 1963, with whom he had two children, Henri and Irène. Jean Dausset died on June 6, 2009 in Majorca, Spain, at the age of 92.

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Ici vécut de 2001à 2009 Jean Dausset, Professeur du Collège de France, Membre de l'Académie des Sciences, Prix Nobel de Médecine.

English translation: Here lived from 2001 to 2009 Jean Dausset, Professor at the Collège de France, member of the l'Académie des Sciences, Nobel Prize in Medicine.

44 rue des Ecoles, Paris, France where they lived (2001-2009)