Putnam, Tracy Jackson, 1894-1975

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Dates:
Birth 1894
Death 1975

Biographical notes:

Physician and researcher; co-discoverer with H. Houston Merritt of the nonsedative anticonvulsant, diphenyl hydantoin (Dilantin; Parke-Davis), in 1938; neurological surgeon in private practice in Beverly Hills and at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Los Angeles, Ca. from 1947 to 1975.

From the description of Tracy Jackson Putnam, M.D. collection, 1938-1975. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 27126806

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6572gkz
Ark ID:
w6572gkz
SNAC ID:
41322551

Subjects:

  • Hydrocephalus--surgery
  • Parkinson Disease--surgery
  • Medical records
  • Workers' compensation
  • Phenytoin--therapeutic use
  • Meningomyelocele--surgery
  • Multiple Sclerosis--drug therapy
  • Anticonvulsants--therapeutic use

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • California (as recorded)