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May I express to you, Mr. President and to the American College of Physicians, my deep appreciation of the honor you have conferred upon me. It is an interesting coincidence that you have invited me to discuss before you the thyroid stimulating hormone of the anterior pituitary gland here in Philadelphia, where about 30 years ago I began my investigations of the problems concerning internal secretions. At that time, I studied the functions of the corpus luteum and I found that one of its hormones sensitized the uterine mucosa so that when, subsequently, mechanical stimuli reached it, the maternal placentae
LOEB L. PHILLIPS MEMORIAL PRIZE ORATION: THE THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE OF THE ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:13–18. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-1-13
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(1):13-18.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Neurology, Pituitary Disorders.
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