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November 23, 1946

Advancing Fronts in Chemistry. Volume II. Chemotherapy

JAMA. 1946;132(12):751. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870470077028

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Abstract

This volume is the second in a series of lectures delivered by competent authorities at Wayne University under the direction of Dr. Neil E. Gordon, chairman of the department of chemistry. The first volume consisted of lectures in the field of high polymers. The present volume includes lectures presented in 1945 by six writers on various phases of chemotherapy. Unfortunately, the lecture on antibiotics delivered by Dr. H. E. Carter of the University of Illinois is not included.

The first lecture, on chemotherapy in experimental tuberculosis, by Dr. William H. Feldman of the Mayo Foundation, is an excellent survey of the field. Dr. Feldman, in critical fashion, expresses the difficulties encountered in interpreting experimental and clinical results in the therapy of tuberculosis. The second lecture is a highly technical consideration of synthetic antispasmodic drugs by Dr. Frederick F. Blicke of the University of Michigan. Dr. E. H. Northey of the

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