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August 4, 1956


JAMA. 1956;161(14):1398-1402. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970140054015


Grant in Neurosurgery.—  A $52,000 grant has been awarded the Mount Zion Hospital Neurosurgical Institute, San Francisco, by the U. S. Air Force for neurophysiological studies in deep-brain structure. The one-year grant, which will be for both research and treatment, is to cover special electronic equipment. Installation of this special equipment is expected to be completed by the end of summer.

Soiland Memorial Lecture.—  The Albert Soiland Cancer Foundation announces that the fifth annual Soiland Memorial Lecture, "Treatment of Cancer of the Breast," will be given by Dr. François Baclesse of Paris, France, at 8 p. m., Aug. 10, in the auditorium, Los Angeles County Medical Association, 1925 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Physicians are cordially invited to attend. Dr. Baclesse is chief of service (roentgen therapy) at the Foundation Curie ( Institut du Radium ); honorary radiotherapist, American Hospital, Paris; and honorary member of the American Radium Society.

Personal.—  Dr. Etta

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