Edgar Van Nuys Allen

Born 1900
Died 1961

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American physician, born 1900, Cozad, Dawson County, Nebraska; died 1961.

Biography of Edgar Van Nuys Allen

Edgar Van Nuys Allen was professor of medicine at the Mayo clinic. A cardiovascular expert, he edited one of the first comprehensive textbooks on peripheral vascular disease. In 1960 he was co-recipient of the Albert Lasker Award for confirming laboratory studies with dicumerol. In 1941 he published a report on the administration of this anti-coagulant to human beings.

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