Medical News
May 25, 1964

Physicians Attending AMA Meeting To Hear Of Research Developments in Five Areas

JAMA. 1964;188(8):30-31. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03060340086047

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Reports of recent research work in a broad variety of medical fields will be presented to physicians attending the 113th Annual Convention of the American Medical Association June 21-25 in San Francisco.

A total of 65 scientific papers is scheduled at the fourth Multiple Discipline Research Forum, presented each year since 1961 at the AMA's June meeting. The forum will be held Tuesday through Thursday (June 23-25) in San Francisco's Van Ness Masonic Temple.

The forum is divided into five major fields: nutrition and metabolism, transplantation, gastrointestinal problems, malignancy, and cardiovascular and respiratory problems.

Highlights of the program will include:

Nutrition and Metabolism  Chris J.D. Zarafonetis, MD, will report on a study of Lipid Mobilizer Hormone in Cobalt Chloride Hyperlipemia. Zarafonetis and his associates from the Department of Pathology of the University of Michigan Medical School will present data showing that cobaltous chloride hyperlipemia is produced, at least in part,

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