Maurice Green

American virologist
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Maurice Green (May 5, 1926 – December 5, 2017) was an American virologist. His research career spanned more than 60 years. He was thought as a pioneer in the study of animal viruses, in particular their role in cancer.[1] Green founded the Institute of Molecular Virology[2] at St. Louis University School of Medicine in the late 1950s, and served as its Chairman until his death in 2017. He was born in New York City.

Green died in St. Louis, Missouri on December 5, 2017 of natural causes at the age of 91.[3]


  1. "Going Viral : Saint Louis University : SLU". Retrieved 2016-07-19.
  2. "Maurice Green, Ph.D". Saint Louis University Faculty_IMV.
  3. "Maurice Green, pioneering virus researcher at SLU, dies at 91". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved December 10, 2017.