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Reminiscences of James L.Tullis, 1985

Creator: Tullis, James L. 1914-1996
Project: Hematology project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 164 pages Sound recording: 4 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Hematologist

Scope and Contents

Primary education and interest in biochemistry at Rollins College; medical school at Duke University; World War II experiences as physician in Europe and North Africa; interaction of government and private research efforts; work for Dr. Edwin Cohn leading to long-term storage of red blood cells; research on platelets and clotting; rewards of inter-disciplinary communication; the development of hematology as a discipline since 1945, including the origins of journal BLOOD and the International Society of Hematology; the international hematology movement; the rise of oncology; numerous recollections of members of hematology community, including Baird Hastings, Shields Warren, William Damesheck, and especially Edwin Cohn

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986

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