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D. Carleton Gajdusek Papers 1918-2009
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Title: D. Carleton Gajdusek Papers
Creator: Gajdusek, D. Carleton (Daniel Carleton), 1923-
Dates: 1918-2009
Extent: 449.86 linear feet (415 boxes + 4 map drawers)
Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovery of kuru, was a pediatrician, virologist and chemist whose research focused on growth, development and disease in primitive and isolated populations.

Call number: MS C 565
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine