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Roger Irving Lee

Born 1881
Died 1964

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American physician, 1881-1964.

Biography of Roger Irving Lee

Roger Irving Lee worked with Paul Dudley White in the medical service at Massachusetts General Hospital before World War I. Together they developed a technique for measuring blood coagulation, which is still commonly used, called the Lee and White method. Lee also first demonstrated that persons with AB blood group can be universal recipients.

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