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RO-12561-76

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
Dorothea Raacke (Project Director: 09/01/1976 to present)

Biography of Herbet McLean Evans

To write a biography of Herbert McLean Evans. Evans was a scientist, distinguished in the field of endocrinology, was a noted embryologist, and was a collector of Japanese prints. His discoveries, i.e., Vitamin E, pituitary hormones, were never rewarded. The book hopes to clarify why he was never appreciated.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$33,991 (approved)
$33,991 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1976 – 8/31/1977