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Reminiscences of Lawrence E. Young : oral history, 1987

Creator: Young, Lawrence E. 1913-
Project: Hematology project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 133 pages Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Early life in Ohio; choice of medicine as a career; education; medical school at University of Rochester; curriculum; state of cell and hematology research in 1930s; comparison of clinical and research medicine; professional influences; progesterone research; insulin studies; human experimentation; antibodies and immune system research; growth of hematology as discipline and science; anemia research; radiation biology; teaching experience; Naval service; professional collaborations; blood bank developement; support of hematology by National Institutes of Health; leukemia research; hematology-oncology split; red cell research; involvement with American Society of Hematology; origins of journal Blood


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1989

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