- Category : Scientist
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 3
American scientist, a physician, pediatrician and Nobel Prize Winner along with Enders and Weller for Medicine and Physiology on 12/10/1954. They won the award for discovering the Ability of the poliomyelitis virus to grow in cultures of different tissues.
The son of an internationally known botanist, Robbins served in the Army Medical Corp during WW II in the U.S., Africa and Italy 1942-46, winning the Bronze Star in 1945. Post-war, he taught university, becoming Dean of the Western Reserve School of Medicine in 1966.
On 6/19/1948 he married the daughter of a Nobel Prize winner and they had two daughters.
He died on August 4, 2003 in Cleveland, Ohio.