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October 28, 1939

Medical News

JAMA. 1939;113(18):1648-1651. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800430040016

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Funds for Cancer Research.—  The University of California has received $27,166 in gifts for cancer research by Ernest O. Lawrence, Ph.D., professor of physics and director of the radiation laboratory, it was announced October 5. The U. S. Public Health Service gave $23,000 for cancer work under the provisions of the National Cancer Institute Act and the Rockefeller Foundation gave $4,166. Other donations included $5,000 by the General Education Board, New York, for the Institute of Child Welfare; $3,000 for research on sylvatic plague at the Hooper Foundation by the Rosenberg Foundation; $900 to the Institute of Child Welfare by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, and $3,750 for research by Dr. Herbert M. Evans on hormones, by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Southern California Medical Association.—  The one hundred and first semiannual convention of the Southern California Medical Association will be held at the Samarkand Hotel, Santa Barbara, November 3-4. The

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