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  • Baruj Benacerraf, 90, Nobel Prize winner

    August 3, 2011 | 10:26 am

    Baruj Benacerraf, who shared a Nobel Prize in 1980 for medicine for breakthroughs in immunology, and later headed Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, died Aug. 2 at 90.

    Benacerraf and other researchers discovered that immune reactions are controlled by genes. The Nobel...