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William Dameshek

Born  1900
Died  1969

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American physician and hameatologist, 1900-1969.

Biography of William Dameshek

In 1946 William Dameshek was founding editor of the journal Blood, published by PA Saunders in Philadelphia. The Dameshek Prize from American Society of Hematology is named in his honour.


  • Louis Sanford Goodman (1906-), M. M. Winthrobe, W. Dameshek, M. J. Goodman and M. T. McLennan:
    Nitrogen mustard therapy. Use of methyl-bis (beta-chloroethyl(amine hydrochloride and tris(beta-chloroethylalime hydrochlroride of Hodgkin’s disease, lymphosarcoma, leukemia, and certain allied and miscellaneous disorder.
    The Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 19476, 105: 475-476.
  • W. Dameshek and Steven Otto Schwarts (1911-):
    Hemolysins as the cause of clinical and experimental hemolytic anemias.
    American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Thorofare, N.J., 1938, 196: 769-792.
  • W. Dameshek, Frederick Gunz..
    Leukemia. New York, Grune & Stratton, 1958. 420 pp With 142 figures.

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