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Dr. Louis Pasteur was a famous 19th century French medical doctor from Paris. (DS9: "Distant Voices")

In the mid 23rd century, Dr. Roger Korby was described as the "Louis Pasteur of archaeological medicine." (TOS: "What Are Little Girls Made Of?")

For Dr. Julian Bashir's surprise birthday party in 2371, the crew of Deep Space 9 had the choices narrowed down to two different holosuite programs: a Greek palace on Mount Olympus or Louis Pasteur's house in Paris. (DS9: "Distant Voices")

Pasteur's name was among the choices The Doctor considered in giving himself, as stated in a discussion with Kes. This name was among other medical revolutionaries such as Pyong Ko, Jarvik and Schweitzer. (VOY: "Fury")

The USS Pasteur was named for the SS Pasteur which was in turn named for Louis Pasteur.
Although it was stated in many episodes, including "Distant Voices", that Louis Pasteur was a physician, he was in fact a chemist and microbiologist who was for a short time also a professor of physics. He did not have and never claimed to have a medical degree.

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