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Name Sabin, Albert B.
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Image of 13.0021.015 - Invitation

13.0021.015 - Invitation

.01 Invitation .02 Response card .01 Cardstock, bifold, tan. Invitation to symposium by NIH honoring Dr. Albert B. Sabin on his 80th birthday at the Cosmos Club. .02 Response card.

Image of Office of History Photograph Collection - Drs. Albert Sabin and Robert Chanock at Alexis LeShein's Chateau in Burgundy, France

Office of History Photograph Collection - Drs. Albert Sabin and Robert Chanock at Alexis LeShein's Chateau in Burgundy, France

Photograph of Drs. Albert Sabin, Alexis LeSheinand Robert Chanock at one of LeShein’s chateaus in Burgundy, France. Alexis LeShein was an authority on French wines and had written the Encyclopedia of French Wines. Dr. Albert Sabin developed a vaccine against dengue fever during World War II and then developed an oral polio vaccine during the 1950s. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Dr. Chanock initially worked for Dr. Sabin. In 1957 he joined the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Laboratory of Infectious Diseases. In 1959 Dr. Chanock became head of NIAID’s Respiratory Virus Section and in 1968 he suceeded Dr. Robert Huebner as chief o

Image of Office of History Photograph Collection - American and Soviet virologists outside the Soviet Poliomyelitis Institute

Office of History Photograph Collection - American and Soviet virologists outside the Soviet Poliomyelitis Institute

Group of American and Soviet virologists in Nukava, Russia taken during a visit by a group of 6 American virologists to the USSR. The group of American scientists included Dr. Albert Sabin, Dr. Robert Huebner, Dr. Robert Chanock, Dr. Bill Hammon, Dr. Ed Lynette, and Dr. Fred Davenport. The Soviet scientists included Dr. Mikhail Petrovich Chumakov who is seated next to Dr. Huebner. Dr. Chumakov was the director of the Poliomyelitis Institute. Bella Kaplan, who was Dr. Chumakov’s aide, is seated on Dr. Huebner’s other side.

Image of Office of History Photograph Collection - Robert Huebner and Albert Sabin

Office of History Photograph Collection - Robert Huebner and Albert Sabin

Drs. Robert Huebner and Albert Sabin relaxing on the porch of Dr. Huebner’s farmhouse outside of Fredrick, Maryland in the early 1960s. At this time Dr. Huebner was the chief of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases while Dr. Sabin was with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Sabin is known for his discovery of the oral polio vaccine while Dr. Huebner conducted research on Q fever and rickettsialpox and the coxsackie viruses.

Image of Office of History Photograph Collection - Drs. Chanock, Sabin, Davis, and Huebner at the Hungarian Embassy

Office of History Photograph Collection - Drs. Chanock, Sabin, Davis, and Huebner at the Hungarian Embassy

Drs. Robert Chanock, Dorland Davis, Albert Sabin, and Robert Huebner at a reception at the Hungarian embassy in 1966. The reception was in honor of Dr. Sabin who was being inducted into the Hungarian Academy of Science after Hungary had conducted a mass immunization which had eradicated poliomyelitis. At this time Dr. Sabin was associated with the University of Cincinnati while the other three scientists were all working for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Dorland was the director of NIAID, and from 1954 to 1956 he had been head of its Laboratory of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Huebner had succeeded him in this post in 1956, and was himself succeeded by Dr. Chan

Image of Office of History Photograph Collection - Dr. Albert Sabin’s 80th birthday celebration

Office of History Photograph Collection - Dr. Albert Sabin’s 80th birthday celebration

Four photographs of Dr. Albert Sabin’s 80th birthday celebration. The event was held in the National Institutes of Health Lister Hill Center with a dinner at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. Dr. Sabin was presented with a Steuben glass model of the polio virus. Photographs include Dr. Robert Chanock making a short speech with Dr. Sabin and Dr. Anthony Faucci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, behind him. Dr. Sabin with Dr. Chanock and his wife, Beth and son and daughter with Drs. Frank Fenner and Chanock in the background. Dr. Albert Sabin developed a vaccine against dengue fever during World War II and then developed an oral polio vaccine during t

Image of Events at NIH - Celebration of Albert Sabin's 70th birthday

Events at NIH - Celebration of Albert Sabin's 70th birthday

Albert Sabin developed the oral vaccine that eradicated polio. His long and varied career included a position at the John E. Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health . Sabin died March 3, 1993 in Washington, D.C.