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Reminiscences of Cassius James Van Slyke : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Van Slyke, C. J. 1900-1966.
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 74 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Physician, medical scientist.

Scope and Contents

Early Public Health service assignments; venereal disease research, introduction of penicillin; duties as assistant chief, Venereal Disease Division; postwar research grants program; establishment of study sections, targetted research; changing role of National Advisary Health Council; director of National Heart Institute, 1948-1952; value of National Science Foundation; university grant policies.


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