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During the preparation of this review, Professor Medawar lectured at Presbyterian—St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago. The auditorium was filled to capacity; scores of people had to be turned back. It is apparent that an entirely new branch of medicine has come of age, and it seems strange to think of the final sentences of Clough's editorial on transplantation which said (in these pages) only three short years ago that all we have are "a few hints and suggestive leads."
The second Ciba Symposium on Transplantation—held in 1961, published in 1962—testifies to the rapid progress. The volume covers identification of antigens,
Transplantation.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:964. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-6-964_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(6):964.
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