Plasma Physicists in History

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCharles R. Drew

1904-06-03 Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, born in Washington, D. C. (d. 1950)

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew
Surgeon and Medical Researcher
Charles R. Drew
  • 1941-08-22 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, born in Wels (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles R. Drew

1950-04-01 Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, dies in a car crash at 45

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew
Surgeon and Medical Researcher
Charles R. Drew
  • 2006-11-08 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, dies at 65