George Wald

Affiliations: 
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
identified vitamin A in the retina, biochemistry of vision
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http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1967/wald.html
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(1906 - 1997)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/49446.html
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9977&page=298
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1967 was awarded jointly to Ragnar Granit, Haldan Keffer Hartline and George Wald "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye".

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Parents

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Selig Hecht grad student 1932 Columbia
Paul Karrer post-doc 1932-1933 Universität Zürich (Chemistry Tree)
Otto Fritz Meyerhof post-doc 1932-1933 Kaiser-Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg (Chemistry Tree)
Otto Warburg post-doc 1932-1933 Kaiser Wilhelm Institut, Berlin (Chemistry Tree)

Children

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Richard Allen Cone research assistant Harvard
Josh Wallman research assistant Department of Psychology - Harvard University
Rowena Green Matthews research assistant 1965 Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Austen Fox Riggs grad student 1956 Harvard College (Cell Biology Tree)
Timothy H. Goldsmith grad student 1958 Harvard
John E. Dowling grad student 1961 Harvard
Deric Bownds grad student 1967 Harvard
Merle S. Bruno grad student 1969-1971 Harvard
Donald R. Griffin post-doc Harvard
Tom Reuter post-doc 1969-1970 Harvard
John Lisman post-doc 1972-1974 Harvard
Charles M. Radding research scientist 1957-1959 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
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Wald G. (1987) Letter Scientist. 1
Wald G. (1986) Profiles in chemistry: How the theory of solutions arose Journal of Chemical Education. 63: 658-659
Epstein SS, Swartz JB, Bingham E, et al. (1984) Cancer and diet Science. 224: 660-668
Leslie CA, Wald G, Gellhorn A, et al. (1982) Arrests in Afghanistan [2] Science. 217: 1202-1204
Wald G. (1982) Choice of book reviewers [8] Chemical and Engineering News. 60: 5+90
Wald G. (1982) Origin of the theory of solutions [6] Science. 217: 1084
Dowling JE, Wald G. (1981) Nutrition classics. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Volume 46, 1960: The biological function of vitamin A acid: John E. Dowling and George Wald. Nutrition Reviews. 39: 134-8
Wald G. (1980) Reason to be introspective? [2] Chemical and Engineering News. 58: 54
Wald G. (1979) Economics and inflation [1] Chemical and Engineering News. 57: 4
Wald G, Rayport S. (1977) Vision in annelid worms. Science (New York, N.Y.). 196: 1434-9
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