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George Constantin Cotzias
Pages 63-84

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... His father, Constantin George Cotzias, a lawyer and journalist, hack recently been banished from Athens because of political activity in support of the king. He was arrested by the fascist government of Eleftherios Venizelos and exiled to Crete to limit his political influence, but he was able to return to Athens eighteen months later.
From page 64...
... The prime minister, ATexanciros Koryzis, refusing to acknowlecige defeat and collaborate, committed suicide. in this extremity, King George of Greece asked Constantin Cotzias to go to the United States as ambassaclor-at-large representing the Greek gov.
From page 65...
... Medical School and had the good fortune to be interviewed by Soma Weiss, a brilliant professor of medicine anct himself a refugee a decacle earlier from Nazi oppression. After a Tong conversation in German, which George spoke fluently, Weiss recommenclecl that he be admitted conditionally to the third year of study at the medical school.
From page 66...
... Within the hour George burst into my office anct announced explosively, "I'm coming, too." This unusual application conic! have been counterproductive, but fortunately Dah!
From page 67...
... They transferred their work to Brookhaven National Laboratory, where Van Slyke meanwhile hacl established a strong mectical division an c! was able to provide space and support for each to develop an active, inclependent laboratory.
From page 68...
... cannot reach the site in significant concentration because it does not pass the blood-brain barrier. As an alternative, one can Took for precursors of dopamine that are not excluded by the barrier, administer them in large closes, and hope that when the molecules arrive at the critical site enough will be converted into dopamine to have a therapeutic effect.
From page 69...
... in Clinical Meclical Research (1969) , the Borden Award of the Association of American Medical Colleges (1972)
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... honorary degrees from Catholic University, Santiago ~ ~ 969~; Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1970~; St. founds University, New York (1971~; ant!
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... Observations on normal and pathologic kidney tissue with ultraviolet photomicrography.
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... Metabolic effects of marked sodium restriction on hypertensive patients; changes in the total exchangeable sodium and potassium.
From page 73...
... Borg. Manganese metabolism in man: rapid exchange of Mn56 with tissue as demonstrated by blood clearance and liver uptake.
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... Wissenschaftliche abhandlungen der arbeitsgemeinschaft fur forschung des lances nordrheinwestfalen, ed.
From page 75...
... Transport, homeostasis and specificity in trace metal metabolism. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Nutrition, pp.
From page 76...
... Fuenzalida. Chronic manganese poisoning: clinical picture and manganese turnover.
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... Mena. Chronic manganese poisoning: clearance of tissue manganese burdens with persistence of the neurological picture.
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... Duby. Metabolic modification of Parkinson's disease and of chronic manganese poisoning.
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... In Chemical Approaches to Brain Function, Neurosciences Research, ed.
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... Defective release of growth hormone in Parkinsonism improved by levodopa.
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... Dunn. Changing the actions of neuroactive drugs by changing brain protein synthesis.
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... Tang. Modification of the actions of some neuroactive drugs by growth hormone.


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