Frank Raymond Blood Biographical File

Summary Information

Blood, Frank Raymond (1910-1971)
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Frank Raymond Blood Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1960 - 1971
0.1 Cubic feet
Biographical file includes a curriculum vitae, a photograph, an obituary, two newspaper clippings, and other biographical data.

Preferred Citation

Blood, Frank Raymond (1910-1971). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Frank Blood, one of the nation's most distinguished biochemists, received his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Denver in 1934 and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in biological chemistry in 1940. Upon graduation, Blood served as the chief biochemist at Haskell Laboratory of Industrial Toxicology in Delaware and as a professor of chemistry at the University of Denver. He came to Nashville in 1950 to serve as a professor of biochemistry. He became director of the Toxicology Center and the Vanderbilt Hospital laboratories in 1960. Dr.Blood has served on numerous national committees and authored several publications regarding toxicology and related subjects.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • VUMC History

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