Author Biographical Info

James V. Neel, born March 22, 1915 in Hamilton, Ohio, was one of world's premier geneticists. He has contributed to the field of human genetics as a scientist, physician, professor, consultant and administrator. He received his Ph.D. as well as M.D. from the University of Rochester in New York. He completed his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. Dr. Neel has been affiliated with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for nearly fifty years. Beginning in 1985, he served as the Lee R. Dice Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Human Genetics and Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He served on the committees of a number of national and international institutes, governmental agencies and organizations. He died on February 1 2000 in Ann Arbor.


MS 089

Publication Date(s)

June 1995




Midwives ABCC Collections, Hematology, Genetics, Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission


The James V. Neel papers contains incoming and outgoing Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission communication and correspondence, Japan lectures, Nagasaki study of Metal Ret. Children, ABCC memoranda and reports, various conference information, genetics and vital statistics, congenital and/or hereditary abnormalities in Japanese and Caucasians, quarterly reports submitted from Japan, monthly reports, genetics and research information, Kitamura program, consultants correspondence, staff correspondence, photocopy of manuscript, and other prints and photos related to the work and research of Dr. James V. Neel. See more informaon at MS 089.


This is a formal commitment letter (Deed of gift) Signed by James V. Neel. 3/31/1986



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