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October 28, 1950


JAMA. 1950;144(9):770-774. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920090044019


Cancer Genetics Research Laboratory.—  The Cancer Research Genetics Laboratory is now functioning as a link in the University of California's statewide program of cancer research. Located on the Berkeley campus, the new laboratory is a part of the department of zoology and eventually will be housed in specially designed quarters provided for by a legislative appropriation of $160,000. Kenneth B. DeOme, Ph.D., associate professor of zoology, has been appointed director. The laboratory has a threefold objective. It will carry out a research program in the field of cancer genetics, will provide appropriate animals for experimental work for all university cancer research projects and will serve as a workshop and clearinghouse of information and technics in cancer genetic research for other departments.

Rural Medical and Surgical Programs.—  The California Medical Association, cooperating with local county medical societies and medical schools has started a series of two day medical and surgical

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