Steenbock, Harry

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Harry, U.S. physiologist and chemist, 1886-1967.
Steenbock unit - a unit of vitamin D.
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Founded in 1925 by Professor Harry Steenbock as an independent, nonprofit foundation, WARF manages more than 1,600 active patents and an endowment of $2.
The company can trace its scientific roots back to the early vitamin D work of renowned UW-Madison Professor Harry Steenbock.
Founded in 1925 to protect and manage a discovery by biochemistry professor Harry Steenbock that eventually eliminated the childhood disease rickets, WARF is a pioneer in the field of university technology transfer, or the patenting of university ideas and inventions for licensing and development by industry.