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This video segment from A Science Odyssey profiles Dr. Joseph Goldberger and his search for a cure for pellagra, a poorly understood disease that ...

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A Science Odyssey: “Matters of Life and Death”

This resource was adapted from the A Science Odyssey: A Matter of Life and Death.


Adapted from A Science Odyssey: “Matters of Life and Death”. Third party materials courtesy of Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania, College of Physicians of Philadelphia: Mütter Museum, Corbis, Don Sharp, Film/ Audio Services, Inc., Floylee Goldberger, Getty Images, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, National Archives, National Library of Medicine, Public Health Service, Southern Historical Collection: Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Urban Archives at Temple University, and Wellcome Trust.

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