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The Biomedical Research Institute of the American Medical Association Education and Research Foundation will open on July 1, 1965, AMAERF Board President Raymond M. McKeown, MD, announced.
Headquarters for the institute will be located in a new addition to the AMA headquarters building. The project is under construction, and when completed will include about 30,000 sq ft. of laboratory space.
McKeown also announced the appointment of a fifth member of the Committee of Scientific Advisers the Biomedical Institute. He is Henry Eyring, PhD, a chemist who now dean of the graduate school at the University of Utah which is located Salt Lake City.
Conducted Extensive Research
Eyring, who is president-elect of the American Association for the Advance ment of Science, has conducted extensive research in the fields radioactivity, application of quantum mechanics to chemistry, the theory of reaction rates, and the theory of liquids.Other members of the committed
AMA's Biomedical Research Institute Opens Next Summer. JAMA. 1964;190(6):34. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03070190096046