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Title: Frank Lappin Horsfall Papers
Creator: Horsfall, Frank Lappin, 1906-1971
Dates: 1940-1971
Extent: 21 MS Boxes
Abstract:Dr. Frank Horsfall was a microbiologist with the Rockefeller Hospital from 1934 to 1960, after which he became Director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research until his death in 1971. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, memoranda, drafts of articles, laboratory studies and notes, reprints, printed matter, and photos.
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• ...ler Hospital from 1934 to 1960, after which he became Director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research until his death in 1971. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, memoranda, dra ...
Biography
• ...cally primary atypical pneumonia. Horsfall's second career as Director of the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center was an important one, that of a scientific statesman guiding the research of ...
• ...er was an important one, that of a scientific statesman guiding the research of the largest private cancer research institution. His work centered around his synthesis of ideas about carcinogens, espe ...
• ...hange, and the role of chemotherapy. His leadership at Sloan-Kettering came at a time of change for cancer research. The role of chemical carcinogens became the central area of study in the 1960s. Hor ...
• ...pendent. This concept of interdependency between viruses and chemicals marked an important shift in cancer etiology and resulted in rapid advances in cancer research. Horsfall was elected to the ...
• ...iruses and chemicals marked an important shift in cancer etiology and resulted in rapid advances in cancer research. Horsfall was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1958, and was a m ...
Subject Terms
• ...stitute for Medical Research Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research Series Descript ...
Contents List
Correspondence and Subject Files   series
• ... 1 American Association for Cancer Research, 1961-1971: ...
• ... 2 British Empire Cancer Campaign for Research (London), 1969: ...
• ... 2 Cancer Section, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 1966 ...
• ... 3 Institute for Cancer Research, 1960-1970: ...
• ... 3 International Cancer Congress (Moscow), 1962: ...
• ... President's Commission on Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke, 1964: ...