Medicine: Getting Purer

Two major things in common have Professor Frederick Parker Gay of Columbia, Director George Canby Robinson of the new New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College Association (whose blocks of white buildings open this autumn), and Dean Alan Mason Chesney of Johns Hopkins Medical School. They studied medicine at Johns Hopkins and worked at the Rockefeller Institute. To each George Washington University last week gave his first kudos, honorary doctorates in science. Professor Gay made a speech, recalling the university's great bacteriologist —Theobald Smith, "responsible for five or several more fundamental discoveries...

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