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 (mĕd′ə-wər), Sir Peter Brian 1915-1987.
Brazilian-born British biologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for his work on acquired immune tolerance, a state of suppressed immunity required for organ transplantation.


(Biography) Sir Peter Brian. 1915–87, English zoologist, who shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1960) with Sir Macfarlane Burnet for work on immunology


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Peter Brian, 1915–87, English anatomist: Nobel prize for medicine 1960.
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Noun1.Medawar - British immunologist (born in Brazil) who studied tissue transplants and discovered that the rejection of grafts was an immune response (1915-1987)Medawar - British immunologist (born in Brazil) who studied tissue transplants and discovered that the rejection of grafts was an immune response (1915-1987)
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It was not until after the war that it became a place of mechanized horrors, according to the Medawar mukhtar.
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Addressing the media, Amadeus vice-president for Mena region Antoine Medawar said it is encouraging to see such positive forecasts for the region.
Oman's beaches are already luring tourists from across the globe, and the nation continues to invest heavily on expanding its ports and developing infrastructure," noted Antoine Medawar, vice-president, Mena, Amadeus.
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Antoine Medawar, vice-president, Middle East and North Africa, Amadeus, says, "By introducing the option to pre-reserve seats including Extra Legroom Seats at the booking stage, the airline and travel agents can offer their customers a value-added service that will inevitably result in greater revenue profitability.
Antoine Medawar, VP, MENA, Amadeus, said: "At Amadeus, we continually strive to provide multifaceted support to our industry partners and end-travelers by utilizing our resources to understand stakeholder requirements and develop best-in-class solutions.
But as Nobel laureate Peter Medawar has pointed out, the utopian impulse has manifest itself as a strongly "audacious and irreverent" cultural force since the fifteenth century, as Renaissance thinking and modern science have enlarged the scope of human powers and as secular regimes have displaced ecclesiastical authority.
The Gulf region is poised for a new era of travel as investment in infrastructure, new tourism sectors, and governmental initiatives to ease intra- and extra-regional movement make the GCC more attractive to leisure and business travellers," said Antoine Medawar , Vice President, MENA, Amadeus.
Antoine Medawar, Vice President, MENA, Amadeus, said: "It is encouraging to see such positive forecasts for our region.
Wise thoughts, like one by Nobel laureate Peter Medawar, can depict the difficulties we have when trying to change others' minds.
Peter Medawar and his colleagues elucidated the immunologic mechanism of allograft skin rejection in a series of Nobel Prize winning experiments, thereby birthing the field of transplant immunology and paving the way for all types of surgical transplantation.