(gī′də-shĕk′), D(aniel) Carleton Born 1923.
American virologist. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for research on the origin and spread of infectious diseases.
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This begins when he witnesses a difficult pregnancy in "Indian Camp." Robert Gajdusek notes some of the similarities, stating that the early stories "study the dereliction and failure of fathers, unnatural birth processes, and flawed nurturing" (250).
Carleton Gajdusek first in search of yaws, and later Kuru (Lindenbaum 2009); and then a very violent 1963 skirmish with the visiting Australian government patrol officer and a police squad in the Sambia Valley (Herdt 1985); and hence 'decontrol' of the area in 1968, which triggered outmigration.
Gajdusek, "Experimental infection with Puumala virus, the etiologic agent of nephropathia epidemica, in bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus)," Journal of Virology, vol.
Gajdusek presented on best practice techniques for IV cannulation in the perioperative environment.
In the literature related to reading English as a second language, it has been widely acknowledged that meta-cognitive awareness is significant in not only enhancing teaching and learning reading, but is also an important factor in improving reading comprehension (Auerbach & Paxton, 1997; Baker, 2008; Carrell, 1989; Carrell, Gajdusek, & Wise, 1998).
(9.) Gajdusek DC, Salazar AM (1982) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinsonian syndroms in high incidence among the Auya and Jakai people of West New Guinea.
Daniel Gajdusek, Michale Alpers, and Baruch Blumberg won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1976 for their research demonstrating prion diseases were infectious across species, so this is of great concern to humans.
"Don't put your faith in me, Alice -- I promise I'll disappoint you,'' Peter says at one point, and Brosnan's grave delivery almost makes you ignore the fact that it's exactly the kind of line Pee-wee Herman ruined for troubled loners when he gave Dottie the kiss-off back in 1985's "Pee-wee Herman's Big Adventure.'' This episode in Granger's "November Man'' series, "There Are No Spies,'' was published two years after that, and Michael Finch and Karl Gajdusek's script does little to disguise the fact that we've seen and heard all of this many, many times since.