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Dorothy Horstmann: Polio Pioneer

Yale researcher Dorothy Horstmann made seminal discoveries about the course of polio that supported the ultimate development of a vaccine. Her former mentee, George Miller reflects on Horstmann's science and life. Deputy Dean Carolyn Slayman talks about Horstmann's groundbreaking role as a woman in medicine.

This video was produced by the Yale School of Medicine as part of their "Bicentennial Voices" series.  It was released in 2011.


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