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Grants A study to determine the effect of drugs in the treatment of cancer has been made possible by a $315,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute of the USPHS. Recipient of the five-year grant is Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn. Principal investigators are David Grob, MD, director of the department of medicine at Maimonides and professor of medicine at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center; and Sherwood P. Miller, MD, director of the division of oncology at the Hospital and assistant professor of medicine.
Northwestern University Medical School has received a grant of $137,088 from the John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc, New York, for a three-year study of the significance of clustering of leukemia cases and their tendency to appear in the same geographical area at about the same time.
Directing the project will be Steven O. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine, whose research will also seek
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