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November 24, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(13):1248. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970300048019

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AEC Awards Research Contracts.—  The U. S. Atomic Energy Commission has announced the award of 20 unclassified life science research contracts in the fields of medicine and biology to universities and private institutions. In the medical sciences eight contract renewals for one year were awarded to allow for continuation of research already in progress. The following new contracts were awarded:Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles: Chemical Studies on Connective Tissues of Animals Aged Prematurely by Irradiation (Assessment of Biochemical Age), Harry Sobel, Ph.D.University of Colorado, Denver: A Study of the Combined Action of Certain Chemical Inhibitors of Metabolism with X-Radiation and Other Ionizing Radiations on the Growth of Certain Transplantable Malignant Tumors, Richard W. Whitehead and Raymond R. Lanier.University of Illinois, Chicago: A Study on the Effects of Intragastric Irradiation with Beta Rays from Ruthenium106—Rhodium106 in Patients with Malignant Disease, Armand

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