The 2014 Maurice Hilleman/Merck Award has been given to Dan Granoff, M.D., Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, California. This prestigious award is given in memory of Maurice Hilleman, who helped save many lives by developing vaccines. “Granoff is greatly deserving of this award,” says Stanley Plotkin, University of Pennsylvania. “He has made outstanding contributions to vaccine discovery and development, disease pathogenesis, and immune responses to vaccines, particularly meningococcal vaccines.”
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