Robin Warren

Robin Warren

Robin Warren

Birth : John Robin Warren (1937-06-11)11 June 1937(age 83) Adelaide,Australia

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Name Robin Warren
Birth (1937-06-11)11 June 1937(age 83) Adelaide,Australia
Birth Place (age 83) Adelaide,Australia
Nationality Australian
Alma Mater University of Adelaide
Fields Pathologist
Institution Royal Perth Hospital)
Famous Research Nobel Prize, discovery ofHelicobacter pylori

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John Robin Warren AC (born 11 June 1937, in Adelaide) is an Australian pathologist, Nobel Laureate and researcher who is credited with the 1979 re-discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, together with Barry Marshall.


In 1963, Warren was appointed Honorary Clinical Assistant in Pathology and Honorary Registrar in Haematology at Royal Adelaide Hospital.


In 1967, Warren was elected to the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and became a senior pathologist at the Royal Perth Hospital where he spent the majority of his career.


In 2005, Warren and Marshall were awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine.


An Australian documentary was made in 2006 about Warren and Marshall's road to the Nobel Prize, called "The Winner's Guide to the Nobel Prize".


He was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2007.Asteroid 254863 Robinwarren, discovered by Italian amateur astronomer Silvano Casulli in 2005, was named in his honour.


Warren married Winifred Theresa Warren (née Williams) in the early 1960s and together they had five children.


Following her death in 1997, Warren retired from medicine.