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Donovan James McCune

Born 1902
Died 1976

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American paediatrician, 1902-1976.

Biography of Donovan James McCune

Donovan James McCune qualified in medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, in 1928. At the time when he published his account of the McCune-Albright syndrome he was a paediatrician at Columbia University, New York.

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