– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

Q&A: Baruch Blumberg, nobel laureate

Q: What was Baruch Blumberg’s Nobel Prize for?

A: Dr Baruch S Blumberg, Master of Balliol 1989-1994, was awarded the 1976 Nobel Prize in medicine for his 1967 discovery of the hepatitis B virus.

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