William Alexander Perlzweig

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  • Perlzweig was a member of the original faculty of the School of Medicine. He served as professor of biochemistry from 1929 to 1949. His research interests were primarily in the biochemistry of nutrition. Together with Frederic Moir Hanes, Wiley D. Forbus, and Josiah C. Trent, Perlzweig collaborated to develop the Duke Hospital library. Other appointments in Perlzweig's career include a commission as Lieutenant in the Sanitary Corps of the United States Army from 1917 to 1919. He spent eleven years in Baltimore, Md., first at the hygienic laboratory of the United States Public Health Service, then as a chemist at the medical clinic of Johns Hopkins University.
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  • per00043
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