Sir Almroth Edward Wright(1861-1947), Bacteriologist
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Bacteriologist; Professor of Pathology at St Mary's Hospital, London (1902-46). Considered one of the founders of immunology, Wright developed what was effectively a new school in medicine: therapeutic immunization for the treatment of microbic infections. He introduced anti-typhoid inoculation, conducted important research into wound infection during the First World War, and developed many new medical techniques.