Ludwik Gross Papers 1908-1999


Ludwik Gross Papers 1908-1999

Personal papers of Ludwik Gross, Lasker-Award winning cancer research pioneer who proved that viruses could cause cancer in animals.



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Dr. Ludwik Gross published over 200 scientific papers on cancer and leukemia. His monograph Oncogenic Viruses (Pergamon Press, Oxford and New York), is considered a standard reference book in cancer research laboratories. He also published, in his early years, 2 books in Polish, written for laymen, on Medicine and Medical discoveries. Dr. Gross won an Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation prize in 1974 for his discovery of what became known as the Gross mouse leukemia virus. His work in...