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June 1955

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Secretary Section on Ophthalmology

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1955;53(6):920-922. doi:10.1001/archopht.1955.00930010928025

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National Council to Combat Blindness, Inc.  —The National Council to Combat Blindness, Inc., has added to its research program the financing of summer fellowships initiated by its Scientific Advisory Committee as a stimulus to the development of ophthalmic investigators. All applicants for fellowships are required to make their own arrangements for suitable research facilities with accredited institutions.The National Council to Combat Blindness Grants-in-Aid and Fellowship awards for the fiscal year 1954-1955, as approved by its Scientific Advisory Committee are:Retina Foundation, Boston; Endre A. Balazs, M.D. ($4,000): Synthesis of Hyaluronic Acid in the Vitreous Body of Embryos and Young Animals.University Hospitals, State University of Iowa; Hermann M. Burian, M.D. ($2,000): Temporal Relationships of Electric Responses and Chronaxie of Human Retina (Continuation)Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine; Clarence R. Cole, D.V.M. ($2,000): Ocular Toxoplasmosis in Domestic AnimalsUniversity of Buffalo Medical School; Angelos N. Dellaporta,

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