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Title Biomedicine in the twentieth century : practices, policies, and politics / Caroline Hannaway, editor
Published Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 377 pages) : illustrations
Series Biomedical and health research ; v. 72
Biomedical and health research ; v. 72
Contents Inventing the Office of NIH History / Caroline Hannaway -- The socialization of research and the transformation of the academy / Richard C. Lewontin -- Disease categories and scientific disciplines: reorganizing the NIH Intramural Program, 1945-1960 / Buhm Soon Park -- The National Institute of Mental Health and mental health policy, 1949-1965 / Gerald N. Grob -- Radium and the origins of the National Cancer Institute / David Cantor -- Transplant nation: the NIH and the politics of heart transplantation in the 1960s / Susan E. Lederer -- Mobilizing biomedicine: virus research between lay health organizations and the U.S. federal government, 1935-1955 / Angela N.H. Creager -- Genes, disease, and patents: cash and community in biomedicine / Daniel J. Kevles -- The critical role of laboratory instruments at the Rockefeller: biomedicine as biotechnology / Darwin H. Stapleton -- Clinical research in postwar Britain: the role of the Medical Research Council / Carsten Timmermann -- Towards a history of "The Vaccine Innovation System," 1950-2000 / Stuart Blume -- Molecularization and infectious disease research: the case of synthetic antimalarial drugs in the twentieth century / Leo Slater -- Scientific discoveries: an institutionalist and path-dependent perspective / J. Rogers Hollingsworth
Notes ". . . based on a conference that was held at the National Institutes of Health in December 2005 to promote historical research on biomedical science in the twentieth century"--Page ix
"In honor of Victoria A. Harden, founding director of the Office of NIH History (1986-2006)"--Page [v]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject National Cancer Institute (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Biology -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Medicine -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Biomedical Research.
History, 20th Century.
Public Policy.
United States.
Genre/Form Festschrift.
Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Festschriften.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hannaway, Caroline, 1943-
Harden, Victoria Angela.
IOS Press.
LC no. 2008920118
ISBN 1433711370 (electronic bk.)
1607503085 (electronic bk.)
9781433711374 (electronic bk.)
9781607503088 (electronic bk.)