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Several worlds [[electronic resource] ] : reminiscences and reflections of a Chinese-American physician / / Monto Ho

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Autore: Ho Monto Visualizza persona
Titolo: Several worlds [[electronic resource] ] : reminiscences and reflections of a Chinese-American physician / / Monto Ho Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Hackensack, NJ, : World Scientific, c2005
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (349 p.)
Disciplina: 610/.92
Soggetto topico: Chinese American physicians
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: CONTENTS; Foreword by Calvin M. Kunin; Preface by John A. Armstrong; Author's Preface; Part I Peripatetic Youth; Chapter 1 My Childhood (1927-1937); Chapter 2 Going to Foreign Schools (1937-1941); Chapter 3 Return to China (1941-1947); Chapter 4 Remembering Father: Feng-Shan Ho; Part II Adulthood and Career; Chapter 5 From Philosophy to Medicine; Chapter 6 My Life Long Companion - Carol; Chapter 7 Fellowship: From Endotoxin to Interferon; Chapter 8 Research on Interferon; Chapter 9 The Viral Fifth Columnists; Chapter 10 Academic Medicine; Chapter 11 The Ups and Downs of a Department
Chapter 12 An Assessment of My CareerPart III Experience in Taiwan; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 13 Academia Sinica; Chapter 14 What's in a Name?; Chapter 15 Research and Advocacy in Antibiotic Resistance; Chapter 16 Improving Taiwan's Medical Training and Medical Education; Part IV Thoughts and Re.ections; Chapter 17 Reflections in Taiwan; Chapter 18 Traditional Chinese Medicine; Chapter 19 Religions and Spirituality; Chapter 20 America; Appendix; References and Notes; Significant Papers 1958-2004 (out of 285); Chronology of the Life of Monto Ho; Index
Sommario/riassunto: This fascinating book comprises the autobiographical reminiscences and reflections of Monto Ho, M.D., a Chinese-born, American physician and widely recognized infectious disease specialist. It presents a remarkable opportunity to understand his personal history, the development of his scholarly qualities, and the logic of his scientific and cultural passions. A leader in the field over the past half a century, the author was a pioneer investigator of interferon. He made major contributions to the pathogenesis of virus infections in the immunocompromised host, especially of cytomegalovirus and
Titolo autorizzato: Several worlds  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-281-88116-3
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910450694803321
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