Dorothy Beard in Bell building virus research laboratory

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  • Dorothy Beard in a laboratory. A research associate in the Department of Surgery, she worked alongside her husband, Joseph Beard, as part of the internationally prominent Beard cancer research team to help develop the first usable vaccine for equine encephalomyelitis. Dorothy and Joseph Beard's continued research was made possible by grant funds from the American Cancer Society. This support enabled them to isolate the cause of avian leukosis.
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  • per00008
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