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By Robert Katzman, Katherine Bick

  • authors are imminently certified to jot down in this subject...their first-hand wisdom of the interval in query and of the contributors they interview enriches the book's content material considerably.''
    --Norman R. Relkin, MD, PhD in NEUROLOGY (April 2001)


    ''Katzman and Bick show significant interviewing talents, and their respondents offer remarkably beneficiant and candid fabric. This publication will for this reason fascinate scholars of the historical past of technological know-how, despite their curiosity in Alzheimer's ailment. should you have such curiosity, it's a infrequent treat.''
    --John C.S. Breitner, MD, MPH, ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY (March 2001)

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I spent 6 years there. Sc. in anatomy, which was optional, and took a year and a half longer to do that. So it took 6 years altogether. I then did my clinics and an internship, a house officer. I did about 6 months as a casualty officer. In the meantime, I had got a job in the Anatomy Department at University College. So I Avent back to college to ^vork for 3 years. I ^worked with J . Z . Young ( J . Z . Young ^vas a pioneering neurobiologist), who's still alive, by the way, he's about 86, I believe.

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