Landsteiner in Vienna

  • P. M. H. Mazumdar
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-56340-9_1

Cite this paper as:
Mazumdar P.M.H. (2002) Landsteiner in Vienna. In: Eibl M., Mayr W.R., Thorbecke G.J. (eds) Epitope Recognition Since Landsteiner’s Discovery. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


We are here today to celebrate Karl Landsteiner and his work, and how it seems one hundred years later. That’s odd, really. Landsteiner himself would never have expected it; he was a man who never felt he was a success. Well educated in the best laboratories of his time, enormously hard working and productive, he left Vienna in 1919, when he realised that he would never get his chair, and never direct his own institute.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. H. Mazumdar
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  1. 1.Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Victoria College, 73 Queen’s Park Cresent EastUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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