Held at: Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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Harry Morton Vars (1903-1983) received his bachelor's in chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1924. In 1929 he earned his Ph.D. from Yale. In 1954 Vars was appointed Professor of Biochemistry in Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Vars is best known for his work on parenteral feeding.
This is a collection of papers of Harry M. Vars. Materials include: professional correspondence; correspondence and printed materials related to professional organizations and meetings; printed materials on nutrition, plasma, and other topics; manuscripts and illustrations for articles and papers; research notes on liver proteins, plasma extenders, and parenteral nutrition; laboratory notebooks; and reprints.
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