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August 1921


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1921;4(2):235. doi:10.1001/archderm.1921.02350210098012

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THE DERMATOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE  News comes that the Dermatological Research Laboratories is hereafter to be called the Dermatological Research Institute. This change in name is probably an expression of the realization of ambitions to make this a permanent institution of research in dermatology, and the change in name has been accompanied by an act of honorable scientific altruism that is worthy of comment.Dermatologists, and a few others perhaps, are familiar with the story of the Dermatological Research Laboratories. It was founded and supported for a few years by a rich benefactor for the purpose of making researches in psoriasis. In this work it developed a scientific staff which was capable of producing arsphenamin. When the war came on and the German supply failed us, this laboratory was able to supply the deficiency, and it was not only able to keep us from getting out of this drug, but to

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