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General Information

Name:  Francis Daniels Moore  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: Evanston, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Francis Moore was born in Evanston and lived in Illinois until he left to attend college on the east coast.

Biographical and Professional Information

Born into wealth near Chicago, Moore became a New Englander by virtue of education and career. He made his mark early, becoming Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard and chief of surgery at the Peter Brent Brigham Hospital shortly before his thirty-fifth birthday. His major contributions include the pioneer research on body composition using radioactive isotopes, research and clinical studies of convalescence and the treatment of burns, and early work on kidney transplantation

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