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Leroy Upson Gardner

Born  1888
Died  1946

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    American pathologist and pneumologist, born 1888; died October 24, 1946, Saranac Lake, N.Y.

    Biography of Leroy Upson Gardner

    Leroy Upson Gardner was a famed director of the Saranac Laboratory and the Trudeau Foundation. During 32 years of research he found methods of curbing silicosis in mines and factories, and showed the relationship of silicosis to tuberculosis. Gardner received his A.B. from Yale University in 1912, his M.D. in 1914. He was an instructor in pathology at Harvard University 1916-1917. He died of a heart attack.

    Leroy Upson Gardner is buried in the St. John's in the Wilderness, Episcopal Cemetery, Franklin County, New York.


    • A study of Seelig & Gould's method of determining the efficiency of antiseptics ... 1914.
    • Tuberculosis, bacteriology, pathology and laboratory diagnosis, with sections on immunology, epidemiology, prophylaxis and experimental therapy.
      With Edward R. Baldwin and Strashimir Alburtus Petroff.
      Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1927. London, Baillière, Tindall & Cox, 1927.
    • Survey in seventeen cement plants of atmospheric dusts and their effects upon the lungs of twenty-two hundred employees.
      Baltimore : Williams & Wilkins Co., 1939.
    • Tuberculosis in industry; report of the symposium held at the Saranac Laboratory for the Study of Tuberculosis, Saranac Lake, N.Y., June 9-14, 1941.
      New York, National Tuberculosis Association, 1942.
    • Effects of daily exposures to arc welding fumes and gases upon normal and tuberculous animals.
      With Douglas S. McCrum.
      Pittsburgh, Industrial Hygiene Foundation of America, Inc., 1942.
    • Industry, tuberculosis, silicosis and compensation, a symposium; current papers for physicians and administrators interested in industrial medicine and workmen's compensation.
      New York, National Tuberculosis Association, 1945.

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