|Title||Dr. James B. Wyngaarden|
Dr. James B. Wyngaarden at a meeting during his time as director of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Wyngaarden received his medical degree in 1948 from the University of Michigan and first worked at the National Institutes of Health from 1953 to 1956. From 1953 to 1954 he was a research associate at the National Heart Institute’s Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, and then from 1954 to 1956 he was a clinical associate at the National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases. Dr. Wyngaarden was the director of the National Institutes of Health from 1982 to 1989. He specialized in the regulation of purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout.
|Credit line||Courtesy of the Office of History, National Institutes of Health|
|Number of images||1|
|Source||NIH History Office|
|Year Range from||1980|
|Year Range to||1990|
NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology
NIH; NIAMD (National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases) (1950-1972)
Wyngaarden, James B.