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Tulane University's Contributions to Health Sciences research and education: A Guide: Dr. Foster M. Johns

Distinguished Tulane Medical and Public Health Faculty and Tulane Health Sciences Alumni. Selected highlights on their contributions to medical science.


Foster M. Johns


As a young lab assistant in 1912, Dr. Johns traveled along with Dr. Charles Bass to Panama. As a result of their expedition, Drs Johns and Bass became the first to cultivate the plasmodium of malarial fever in vitro.

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