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August 17, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(16):1826-1831. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980160098014


Cardiovascular Research Grants.—  Grants totaling $41,400 from the Alabama Heart Association to Alabama residents engaged in research of heart and circulatory diseases have been announced for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The grants were awarded to the following:Alfred L. Siegel, B.S., $5,000, for a study of the effect of insulin and epinephrine on myocardial metabolism and hemodynamics in the intact animal.Dr. Lionel M. Bargeron, $3,800, for studies of heart volume shifts during heart surgery.Dr. Sterling Edwards, $10,200, for investigation of the organization of techniques of intracardiac surgery and further development of synthetic arterial grafts.Dr. Lloyd L. Hefner, $11,400 for a study of vibratory characteristics of the human body with reference to pressure pulse, kinetocardiographic and ballistocardiographic genesis.All of the recipients are associated with the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham. In addition, a grant-in-aid of $11,000 has been presented to the Jefferson County