Today In Medical History – November 24, 2017

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Cardiovascular Health

November 24, 2017:

(1888) Research cardiologist Fredrick Willius is born. He wrote hundreds of essays, textbooks and books on cardiology, focusing on circulation.

(1929) Polish nephrologist and endocrinologist Franciszek Kokot is born. His research focused on the link between hormone levels and kidney diseases.

(2012) American chemist Nicholas J. Turro passes away. He is remembered for his work in photochemistry, specifically related to DNA and carbohydrates.