Medical Research Council, 1937

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Wilkinson and Dr F.H.K. Green of the Medical Research Council, concerning the final report on suprarenal cortical extracts in Addison's disease, renewal of grants for expenses and the assistance of Dr Tudor S.G. Jones, renewal and increase of clerical grant, hiring of J.V. Dacie and his application for research fellowship, renewal of grant for the assistance of Mr W.S.M. Grieve, departure of Dr G.S. Smith, importing of seal livers, and the annual report. The report details work done by the department including investigations into the aetiology and treatment of pernicious anaemia, the anti-anaemic principle, achrestic anaemia, pentnucleotide in agranulocytosis, unusual haemolytic anaemias, value of mandelic acid and its salts, value of paraminobenzenesulphonamide, value of vitamin B1 in treatment of neurological conditions, types of gastric secretions in patients with cancer of the stomach, post-operative effects after thyroidectomy and gastrectomy, and the value of suprarenal cortical extracts in Addison's disease. There is also a list of papers published for the year.