Robin R. A. Coombs BSc, MRCVS, PhD

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 1965
"In recognition of his contributions in the development of serological techniques and in particular for the test he introduced to detect the presence of Rh antibodies on red blood cells. This discovery has been fundamental to advances in the field of blood transfusion and has increased our understanding of diseases in which antibodies seem to be involved."

Cambridge, UK