Arnold Lazarow Papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains curricular materials, general office files, and extensive materials from Dr. Lazarow's research.
Listed below are preliminary, partial listings of materials in each box in the two collections of materials from Dr. Lazarow.
- Lazarow, Arnold, 1916- (Person)
Language of Materials
Use of Materials
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Requests for permission to quote Arnold Lazarow should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
Biographical Sketch of Arnold Lazarow (1916-1975)
Arnold Lazarow was born in Detroit in 1916. He received all of his post-secondary education at the University of Chicago, including an M.D. and a Ph. D. in anatomy. He served on the faculty of Western Reserve University Medical School and joined the Department of Anatomy of the University of Minnesota Medical School as professor and head of the department in 1954.
He was a pioneer in the quest for a surgical cure for diabetes, and his major research contributions were in the fields of histochemistry, cytochemistry, experimental diabetes and information retrieval. At the time of his death he had achieved success in curing diabetes in highly inbred rats through transplantation of pancreatic islet cells. Most summers Lazarow did much of his basic diabetes research at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He received the Banting Medal in 1973, the highest award of the American Diabetes Association.
He died in 1975 after suffering a heart attack.
Collection contains curricular materials, general office files, and extensive materials from Dr. Lazarow's research.
The collection has not been thoroughly processed.
- Diabetes -- Research -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lazarow, Arnold, 1916-
- University of Minnesota. Medical School
- Arnold Lazarow Papers, 1954?-1975
- Leslie Czechowski
- November 2005
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