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A journey in science: promise, purpose, privilege.

TitleA journey in science: promise, purpose, privilege.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsNathan C
JournalMol Med
Volume19
Issue1
Pagination305-13
Date Published2013 Oct 03
ISSN1528-3658
KeywordsAllergy and Immunology, Awards and Prizes, History, 20th Century, Humans, New York City
Abstract

Real innovations in medicine and science are historic and singular; the stories behind each occurrence are precious. At Molecular Medicine we have established the Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine to document and preserve these histories. The monographs recount the seminal events as told in the voice of the original investigators who provided the crucial early insight. These essays capture the essence of discovery, chronicling the birth of ideas that created new fields of research; and launched trajectories that persisted and ultimately influenced how disease is prevented, diagnosed, and treated. In this volume, the first Cerami Award Monograph, by Carl Nathan, MD, chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College, reflects towering genius and soaring inspiration.

DOI10.2119/molmed.2013.00063
Alternate JournalMol. Med.
PubMed ID24089245
PubMed Central IDPMC3789094

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