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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Glenn Morrow Cardiovascular Research Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ACC 2018-02
Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. Films chiefly depict surgical procedures to implant artificial aortic and mitral valves in patients with cardiac conditions such as ventricular septal defect. Most of the films consist of close-up images of Dr. Morrow's hands and arms and the patient's opened chest, though some show Dr. Morrow speaking.

Dates: 1958-1969

Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 566
Abstract

Marshall W. Nirenberg is best known for his work on deciphering the genetic code by discovering the unique code words for the twenty major amino acids that make-up DNA, for which he won the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1968. This collection of correspondence, laboratory administrative and research materials, and publications documents Nirenberg's career as a researcher in biochemical genetics at the National Institutes of Health.

Dates: 1937-2003 (bulk 1957-1997)

Nina Starr Braunwald Cardiovascular Research Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ACC 2018-07
Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. They depict Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald performing heart surgeries, chiefly the experimental implantation of artificial heart valves of her own design and fabrication.

Dates: 1960-1965

U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare, National Blood Policy Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 393
Abstract

Reports, documents, correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter. A sizable number of the items are copies. In 1972 President Richard Nixon called for an "intensive study" and requested a plan for developing a "safe, fast, and efficient nationwide blood collection and distribution system."

Dates: 1969-1981

W. French Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 620
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, research data, meeting agendas and minutes, and protocols documenting Dr. W. French Anderson's pioneering application of gene therapy in a human subject.

Dates: 1977-1995

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Subject
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures 2
Documentaries and Factual Films 2
Heart-Assist Devices 2
Maryland 2
Thoracic Surgery 2