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Gorgas Memorial Library is pleased to compile the annual Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Index of Publications highlighting its research accomplishments and publications.

     Major Accomplishments
     Index of Publications

Some Major Accomplishments

1898: Reed-Vaughn-Shakespeare Typhoid Board established mechanism of transmission.

1900: Yellow Fever Board, in Cuba, proved mosquito transmission of Yellow Fever.

1910: Maj. C.R. Darnall developed the use of chlorine to purify drinking water.

1918: Maj. R.L. Kahn devised what became the standard serologic test for syphilis.

1925: Col. Calvin H. Goddard began work which led to the science of comparative ballistics.

1933: Atabrine was introduced as a substitute for quinine in combatting malaria.

1940-45: Work by Cpt. D.B. Kendrick led to the first system of blood banking, storage and use.

1957: Drs. Hilleman and Buescher isolated Asian flu virus strain used to make first vaccine.

1962: Drs. Parkrnan, Artenstein and Buescher isolated the Rubella virus, leading to a vaccine.

1979: WRAIR psychologists played a major role in developing the Army's new manning system.

1982: WRAIR immunologists began work to develop the world's first promising malaria vaccine.

1990: Maj. Robert DeFraites, Maj. Jose Sanchez, and LTC Charles Hoke conduct a major vaccine field trial with a Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine. This was the last hurdle prior to licensure of a commercial product.

1995: A hepatitis A vaccine is licensed. WRAIR scientists did much of the preliminary research on this vaccine strain and a pivotal field trial in Thailand

2002: Halofantrine was approved by the FDA as an antimalarial drug.

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Index of Publications

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Last Modified Date: 14-Aug-2014



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