THE TOP 20 ACHIEVEMENTS
Maurice R. Hilleman was born in Montana.
50-60 million people
died around the world
Start of the influenza epidemic
Darwin had a great impact on his life and science ability.
Hilleman graduated from Montana State University.
Began to work 7 ways a week in his laboratory trying different ways to make vaccines for deadly illnesses.
130,000 cases of the flu were reported in Hong Kong
Chlamydia was found and Hilleman began to work immediately to find a cure.
Hilleman started making vaccines with an embroidered egg.
First vaccine was created
Measles vaccine was created
Hilleman found out mumps existed.
Salk's pho vaccine was
MMR vaccine was created. (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
Cancer was cured.
Maurice R. Hilleman retired from work.
Cause of AIDS was found
Received the National
Medal of Science award from President Reagan
Maurice Hilleman died on August 11, 2005 in
Hepatitis A vaccine was starting to be used.