CHARLES W. MCCLURE, M.D.
Early in my career, interest in medical research problems was aroused through a fortunate association with Dr. Joseph H. Pratt of Boston. It was he who stimulated my investigations on the normal and the pathologic physiology of external pancreatic functions. The results of these investigations furnish the subject matter of the present dissertation.
Important studies on the rôle of the pancreas in digestion began with the work of Claude Bernard,1 who showed that the pancreatic juice was essential to the process of digestion. Other physiologists of that time were, however, unable to confirm Bernard's observations,2 and although many further careful
MCCLURE CW. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: THE EXOCRINE FUNCTIONS OF THE PANCREAS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1848–1866. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-12-1848
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(12):1848-1866.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease.
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