Freeman, Mavis (1907–)
Freeman, Mavis (1907–)
Australian bacteriologist and biochemist. Name variations: Mavis Louisa Freeman. Born Jan 30, 1907, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
Worked at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (1928–40, 1946–48); while there, identified the microbe responsible for Q fever with Macfarlane Burnet (1937); during WWII, served in Australian Army Medical Corps, becoming captain, and worked on research to find a safe method for blood transfusion in regions at risk for malaria.
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