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Collection NIH Directors
Title Dr. James B. Wyngaarden
Description 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
Accession number 1408-Ph
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 1408
Photographer Unknown
Place Bethesda, MD
Source NIH History Office
Year Range from 1980
Year Range to 1990
Organizations NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology
NIH; NIAMD (National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases) (1950-1972)
Other number 1408
People Wyngaarden, James B.