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June 21, 1958


JAMA. 1958;167(8):1008-1015. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990250080016


Abel Award to Dr. Mandel.—  The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics has presented the 12th annual Abel award to Harold G. Mandel, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D. C. The award, a $1,000 cash honorarium and a bronze medal donated by Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, and sponsored by the society, is named in honor of the late John Jacob Abel, American pharmacologist and founder of the society. To be eligible for the award the candidate "must be under 36 years of age and must have exhibited unusual originality and independence of thought in the conduct of basic research in the field of pharmacology."


A Medical Family.—  Dr. Harold P. McDonald was named president-elect of the Fulton County (Atlanta) Medical Society recently, a few weeks after his brother, Pierce, was elected to the same office in the