Pasteur Institute

Pasteur and the Pasteur Institute, 1880-1915

Pasteur Institute in Paris

Originally published in “The New Age of Health Laboratories 1885-1915” a brochure for an exhibit held in May-October 1987 by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Among the very first of the large health research institutes, and one that became a model for many others, was the institution built for and by Louis Pasteur in Paris. During the quarter-century prior …

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Louis Pasteur, The United States and The Pasteur Institute

Louis Pasteur provided groundbreaking scientific leadership in many fields. However, it was in December of 1885, just six months after his first successful treatment of a rabies victim, that Pasteur was to be internationally recognized for his work in medicine. On the other side of the Atlantic, in Newark, New Jersey, four boys had been bitten by a dog suspected …

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