Alan John Beale

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Alan John Beale
At the Wellcome Trust in 1970
Born Alan John Beale
(1923-07-23)July 23, 1923
Sussex
Died December 9, 2005(2005-12-09) (aged 82)
Sissinghurst, Kent,
England
Known for Virologist Pioneering vaccine development
Spouse Rosemary
Children Nick, Liz

Alan John Beale (23 July 1923 - 9 December 2005), more commonly known as John Beale, was a leading expert on vaccines and viruses. While working for Glaxo, he was responsible for starting the industrial scale production of Jonas Salk's vaccine against polio.[1]

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1958: Headed a team that isolated some of the viruses that cause croup while working in The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.[2]

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