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"The Origins of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine."

"The Origins of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine." May 20, 1986.
Recording of a Pauling lecture. Produced by Medical Television, University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Moving on from the Hemoglobinopathies. (0:38)

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Linus Pauling: Well, orthomolecular medicine. I got interested in orthomolecular medicine - I invented the word "orthomolecular" - because I had been working on schizophrenia. When Harvey Itano left me to go back to Bethesda after eight years, I thought, "I don't want to compete with him, in studying the hemoglobinopathies. So I'll look at some other diseases," and I decided on mental disease. I got some grants over a ten-year period and with my associates worked on mental illness.


Creator: Linus Pauling
Associated: Harvey Itano
Clip ID: 1986v.9-orthomolecular

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Creator: Linus Pauling
Associated: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Date: May 20, 1986
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ID: 1986v.9
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