Scientist Cited For Research On Blood Cells

Eugene Cronkite, of the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y., received the 17th Robert de Villiers Award from the Leukemia Society of America in recognitionof his research on hematopoiesis, the process by which the cellular elements of blood are formed. Cronkite, the recipient of a medal and a cash prize of $10,000, has been a member of the Brookhaven staff since 1954. He earmed his A.B. degree in 1935 and his M.D. in 1940, both from Stanford University. In the 1960s, Cronkite develope

The Scientist Staff
Nov 26, 1989

Eugene Cronkite, of the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y., received the 17th Robert de Villiers Award from the Leukemia Society of America in recognitionof his research on hematopoiesis, the process by which the cellular elements of blood are formed. Cronkite, the recipient of a medal and a cash prize of $10,000, has been a member of the Brookhaven staff since 1954. He earmed his A.B. degree in 1935 and his M.D. in 1940, both from Stanford University. In the 1960s, Cronkite developed the technique of irradiating blood outside the living body as a treatment for chronic leukemia. He currently is studying the toxic effects of AZT, an anti-AIDS drug.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, funded by the government of West Germany, has awarded a 1989 Humboldt Prize to Dick Manson, a professor of physics at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. The award will allow Manson to travel...

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