Bruce Beutler Biography

American geneticist
Bruce Beutler
Bruce A. Beutler (born in Chicago, December 29, 1957, age 54 years) is a geneticist at the U.S. citizens who obtained the Nobel Prize of Medicine in 2011 with Jules A. Hoffmann and Ralph M. Dendretik Steinman for his discovery of the cell and its role in the field of adaptive immunity.

Beutler is a professor and chair of genetics at the research institutes of The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago medical school in 1977 and earned his MD at the age of 23 years.

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