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The doc and the duchess : the life and legacy of George H.A. Clowes / Alexander W. Clowes, M.D. ; forewords by John Lechleiter and A. Ian Fraser.

  • Clowes, Alexander W., 1946-2015
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Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]

Physical description

xvi, 211 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations, map ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-202) and index.


Growing up in Victorian England -- The search for a cure of cancer -- Edith Whitehill Hinkel -- Alec and Edith -- 1914 : the end of an era -- In the borderline fields of medicine -- Lilly and the insulin story -- From small- to large-scale production of insulin -- Expansion of research programs -- Woods Hole, MBL, and the pursuit of cancer -- The duchess, the doc, and the boys -- Alec and Edith : Indianapolis benefactors -- A legacy : in others' eyes.



  • English

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    History of Medicine
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  • 0253020425