The Life of Maurice Hilleman
Twenty events in the life of Maurice Hilleman
Maurice Hilleman was born in Miles City, MT.
August 30, 1919
Maurice Hilleman's mother dies after giving birth
Hilleman graduated from Montana State university earning a degree in chemistry and microbiology
Married Thelma Mason
Acquired his PhD in microbiology from the University of Chicago
He went to work in New Jersey for E .R. Squibb & Sons
Hilleman began working as Chief of the Department of Respiratory Diseases at the Army Medical center in Washington, DC a she left Squibb.
Hilleman jumpstarted vaccine production for the asian influenza pandemic and urged others to develop it faster.
Became director of virus & cell biology research for Merck Ins.
Maurice isolated a virus and adeno viruses were identified
Hilleman found SV-40 in the polio vaccine and developed a new vaccine because SV-40 caused cancer in animals
Developed vaccine for measles
Hilleman developed a mumps vaccine after isolating a virus from his daughter and tested the vaccine on his daughter
Developed a new and improved measles vaccine with his team
created a vaccine for hong kong influenza
Hilleman developed the MMR vaccine which cured measles, mumps, rubella all in one vaccine
Hi swine influenza vaccine that was created was delivered about 11 million doses were delivered.
Hepatitis B vaccine was created and was the first anti-vaccine for any cancers.
Death of Maurice Hilleman
Created a vaccine for chickenpox a highly contagious disease