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December 29, 1957: American Immunologist Bruce Beutler Was Born

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Bruce Beutler (December 29, 1957 – present) is an American immunologist and geneticist who first discovered cytokine TNFαand applied genetic engineering technique to develop recombinant antibodies which has been widely used in treating various autoimmune diseases. Together with Jules A. Hoffmann, Beutler received one-half of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity. Beutler is currently Director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and is professor in the Department of Immunology and chairman of the Department of Genetics at Scripps Research at La Jolla, California.

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