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Reminiscences of Oscar D. Ratnoff, 1989

Creator: Ratnoff, Oscar D. 1916-2008
Project: Hematology project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 82 pages Sound recording: 4 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Hematologist

Scope and Contents

Personal background; childhood in Brooklyn; college and medical school; early professional influences; military service; discovery of and research on Hageman factor; research in clotting; involvement with American Society of Hematology; recollections of colleagues and professional collaborations; hemophilia research; medical and ethical philosophy; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and azidothymidine (AZT) research

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

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