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  1. The Wellborn Science: Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia.Mark B. Adams, William H. Schneider, Paul Weindling, Philip R. Reilly & Nicole Hahn Rafter - 1993 - Journal of the History of Biology 26 (1):131-145.
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    The History of Research on Blood Group Genetics: Initial Discovery and Diffusion.William H. Schneider - 1996 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 18 (3):277 - 303.
    During the 1920s and 1930s the testing of blood groups for large numbers of people became a very common practice. Although much of this was to ensure compatibility for blood transfusion, over 1,000 articles were published with results of tests on over 1.3 million people to answer more theoretical, scientific questions. The motivation for much of this research was the possible link between the well established hereditary blood types and other possible inherited traits. Because the existence of the blood groups (...)
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    War, Philanthropy, and the National Institute of Hygiene in France.William H. Schneider - 2003 - Minerva 41 (1):1-23.
    The Rockefeller Foundation helpedestablish two health research institutes inFrance during the German occupation and Vichyrule. These institutes were the precursors ofthe Institut National de Santé et de laRecherche Médicale (INSERM), the Frenchequivalent of the National Institutes of Healthin the United States. This essay rescues theseinstitutes from oblivion, and examines theirorigins and their significance.
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    The Model American Foundation Officer: Alan Gregg and the Rockefeller Foundation Medical Divisions. [REVIEW]William H. Schneider - 2003 - Minerva 41 (2):155-166.
    From 1919 to 1951, Alan Gregg and his mentor, Richard Pearce, directed the Medical Education and Medical SciencesDivisions of the Rockefeller Foundation. Although they oversaw the expenditure of millions of dollars, today they are forgotten. Yet, the system that Gregg administered became the model for the funding of biomedical research after the Second World War. This paper draws on the records of the Rockefeller Foundation to assess Gregg and his impact on biomedicine and philanthropy.
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