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Francis, Donald P. Title: Quintana v. United Blood Services deposition, July 3, 1992
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Donald P. Francis's deposition as part of the Quintana v. United Blood Services trial regarding tainted blood, HIV/AIDS. Francis was head of epidemiology and hepatitis labs for CDC; known as a principle discoverer of the AIDS virus. UBS trial focused on industry's ability to scan blood donations for HIV/AIDS after a child with hemophilia contracted the disease from a blood transfusion in 1983.
Francis, Edward, b. 1872 / [1925-1945] Title: Edward Francis Papers 1925-1945
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, article drafts, and reprints relating to the identification and transmission of tularemia in Japan and Russia during the 1920s and 1930s.
Frank, Lawrence Kelso, 1890-1968 / [1914-1974] Title: Lawrence K. Frank Papers 1914-1974
Abstract: Contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, talks, drafts, reprints and printed matter. Among the organizations and conferences represented are the Gesell Clinic, the Yale University Child Study Center, the Cornell-N. Y. Hospital Institute of Child Health, the World Health Organization and the 1940 White House Conference. A sizable portion of the correspondence and reprints pertain to individual projects and publications.
Fredrickson, Donald S. / [1910-2002 (bulk 1960-1999)] Title: Donald S. Fredrickson Papers 1910-2002 (bulk 1960-1999)
Abstract: Donald Sharp Fredrickson (1924-2002) was an American physiologist and science administrator who made contributions to American medicine over the course of four decades, first as a laboratory scientist, then as a leader of several prominent medical research institutions. As director of the National Institutes of Health from 1976 to 1981, Fredrickson mediated between scientists and the federal government during contentious, far-ranging debates over the direction of medical research policy, research funding, and the dangers of genetic engineering. The collection consists of a wide range of materials related to Fredrickson's scientific and administrative careers
Freis, Edward D. / [1926-2004] Title: Edward D. Freis Papers 1926-2004
Abstract: A pioneer in the study of hypertension, Edward D. Freis, M.D., is best known for leading the 5-year Veterans Administration Cooperative Study on Antihypertensive Agents which proved the value of antihypertensive drugs in decreasing morbidity and mortality; this study was the first multi-clinic, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of its kind. Freis's collection of articles, photographs, scrapbooks, and subject files chronicle his sixty-year career in the study of hypertension and hemodynamics.
Friedenwald, Aaron, 1836-1902 / [1860-1862] Title: Administrative papers pertaining to medical courses taken at universities in Berlin and Vienna 1860-1862
Abstract: Medical school admission cards and administrative papers.
Friends of the Armed Forces Medical Library / [1952-1957] Title: Friends of the Armed Forces Medical Library Records 1952-1957
Abstract: Contains the organization's constitution and by-laws, correspondence, and printed matter.