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Immunologist , Pathology educator

Zoltan Ovary, Hungarian, American pathology educator, immunologist. Achievements include first to demonstrate passive cutaneous anaphylaxis, diversity of antibody functions related to isotype bridging or crosslinking as first step of cellular activation. Recipient Distinguished Service award, International Association Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 1985.

Background

Ovary, Zoltan was born on April 13, 1907 in Kolozsvar, Hungary. Came to the United States, 1954. Son of Elemer and Olga (Purjesz) Ovary.

Education

Degree, Reformed College at Kolozsvar, 1924. Doctor of Medicine, University Paris, 1935.

Career

Scientist, Medical School, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1954-1959;associate professor, School Pathology, New York University, New York City, 1959-1962;professor, School Pathology, New York University, New York City, since 1962.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to demonstrate passive cutaneous anaphylaxis, diversity of antibody functions related to isotype bridging or crosslinking as first step of cellular activation.

Connections

father:
Elemer Ovary

mother:
Olga (Purjesz) Ovary