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Grant to Aid Patients With Intractable Asthma.—
The George Washington University Hospital has received a grant from the Marcelle Fleischmann Foundation, Baltimore, for $1,000 to hospitalize patients with intractable asthma. Persons suffering from this type of asthma may apply to the George Washington University Hospital, Department of Surgery.
The American Cancer Society has granted $50,000 to George Washington University for cancer research through the Warwick Memorial. The Warwick Memorial earlier this year established a cancer detection clinic at the new George Washington University Hospital and research facilities. The $50,000 gift will be used to augment research activities.
Short Courses on Poliomyelitis.—
Medical News. JAMA. 1948;137(16):1473-1475. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890500121015