New Heart Research Laboratory.
Dedication of the heart research laboratory established at the University of California School of Medicine by the Los Angeles County Heart Association was celebrated recently. At a dedication dinner, Dr. Carl Wiggers, of Cleveland, the guest speaker, discussed "Medical Research-Past, Present and Future." At present, the laboratory represents an investment of $135,000 by the local heart chapter, with $50,000 per year for four years pledged for salaries, research equipment, and supplies. Wilfried F. H. M. Mommaerts, Ph.D., whose research has been concerned with the chemistry of muscle action, has been appointed director of the laboratory.
A testimonial dinner will be given honoring Dr. Robert R. Newell on his retirement as professor of radiology at Stanford University Medical School and his new appointment as civilian consultant to the Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory, Hunter's Point, Sept. 30 at the Fairmont Hotel. For reservations write Dr. J.
MEDICAL NEWS. JAMA. 1957;164(12):1358-1363. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980120062013