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April 12, 1958


JAMA. 1958;166(15):1879-1880. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990150075016

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Virchow Centennial at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.—  The centennial of the publication of Rudolph Virchow's "Cellular Pathology" is being celebrated throughout 1958 by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D. C. The celebration program began March 3 with the first of a series of five daily lectures presented that week in Dart Auditorium. The scientific public was invited to attend these lectures. Other lectures in the series will be announced at suitable intervals.Virchow's "Cellular Pathology," which first proclaimed a unified concept of cells as self-reproducing biological entities, was composed of a series of lectures which he gave in Berlin during 1858. Therefore, lectures from time to time at the Institute will stress specific applications to cellular pathology of current research in cytology, such as might be represented by histochemistry, biophysics, light and electron microscopy, tissue culture and virology, nutrition, immunology, ionizing radiation, tumors, and

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