Ferid Murad, MD papers

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Reference code

MS 106

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Collection

Title

Ferid Murad, MD papers

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Extent

3 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Name of creator

(1936-)

Biographical history

Ferid Murad was born in Indiana in 1936. He graduated from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana in 1958 and went on to complete an MD-PhD program at Western Reserve University in Cleveland and attended Massachusetts General Hospital for his internship and residency. Later, he went on to work with the NIH as a clinical associate in the Heart Institute as well as with the University of Virginia, Stanford, Abbott Laboratories, and the Molecular Geriatrics Corporation. He came to Houston in 1997 to work with the University of Texas.

[Source: “Ferid Murad – Biographical.” Nobelprize.org. Les Prix Nobel, 1998. Web.]

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Scope and content

The Ferid Murad, MD papers contains personal notebooks documenting the research of Dr. Ferid Murad as well as a National Academy of Sciences membership directory and a Stanford Institute of Biological and Clinical Investigation log. Collection consists of 6 boxes equally 3 cubic feet and contains 15 personal notebooks and other printed material. Materials are in good condition.

Subjects: Internal Medicine. University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions to access.

Physical access

Materials are in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply

Languages of the material

  • English

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None.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Source is unknown. Assumed to be creator.

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No accruals are expected for this collection.

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: Ferid Murad, MD papers; MS 106; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.

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TARO

00223

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