Michael Kinch

Director, Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology & Drug Discovery

Director at the Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology & Drug Discovery and the Associate Vice Chancellor at Washington University in St Louis. He is the author of “Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity

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In 1796, British doctor Edward Jenner became famous for being the first doctor to use a form of bovine disease called cowpox to inoculate or against smallpox.

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In 1796, British doctor Edward Jenner became famous for being the first doctor to use a form of bovine disease called cowpox to inoculate or against smallpox.

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