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Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovery of kuru, was a pediatrician, virologist and chemist whose research focused on growth, development and disease in primitive and isolated populations.
Lectures on communicable diseases for a course in tropical medicine given at the Army Medical School and Jefferson Medical College
Correspondence, photos and slides, reports, notes, reprints, and printed matter. Material pertains chiefly to the study and control of malaria, particularly in China, India, Puerto Rico, and U.S. military camps.
Taylor was a microbiologist, public health official and Director of the Rockefeller Foundation International Health Division. His specialty was arboviruses. In 1951 at the age of 65 he helped establish a program at the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU-3) in Egypt to study mosquito- and tick-borne viruses and their transmission cycles. Collaborating closely with Telford Work and others, their work helped eradicate yellow fever and identified the West Nile virus.
Subjects include family background, education, service in World War I and II, Dr. Bayne-Jones' association with the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Yale University School of Medicine, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, U. S. Army Surgeon General's Office, and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
The papers of Telford H. Work (1921-1995) highlight international research and teaching in the field of arbovirology and tropical disease. The collection, which spans from 1938-1990, contains material about his education, career, hobbies, and achievements.
Sawyer is best known for his role in developing a vaccine for yellow fever and working to eradicate the disease as a public health threat whle working for the Rockefeller Foundation's West Africa Yellow Fever Commission.