Maurice Ralph Hilleman was born on August 30,1919.In Miles City, Montana
He graduated from University of Chicago with a specialization in microbiology focus on "Chlamydia" which then helped create antibiotics for Chlamydia
He discovered the adenoviruses which is a virus cause respiratory illnesses, such as a common cold, conjunctivitis.This is important because this lead to find a cure and a new deviling illness.
Hilleman identified the Asian Influenza and he created the vaccine that saved more than 70.000 people
Maurice Hilleman and colleagues developed a vaccine against the virus measles called Rubeovax
His daughter Jeryl Lynn gets the mumps and Hilleman develops at vaccine against it
Hilleman's mumps vaccine is licensed and is part of the MMR vaccine that he also created
FDA approves the vaccine for the commercial production of the measles vaccine
FDA approves Hillemans MMR vaccine
Hilleman creates a vaccine for cancer, chickens with cancer.
The Swine Influenza vaccine was licensed, which meant people began to get vaccinated with this vaccine.
He creates a vaccine against meningococcal disease which is important because it lead to finding a cure and what precautions to take
Hilleman invented a vaccine for treating Hepatitis B
He creates another vaccine for pneumococcal disease which is help because disease evolve over time and creating new ones help a lot
he received the Albert Lasker Medical Research Award
Hilleman retires from Merck at the age 65 but was rehired as a consultant to keep him involved
the US National Academy of Science elected him to membership for his work in virology and cell biology
Hilleman received America’s highest award for science – the National Medal of Science when he was 68 years old
Was rewarded the World Health Organization’s Special Lifetime Achievement Award
Maurice Ralph Hilleman died
2005, Philadelphia, PA of the age 85 due to cancer