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Seymour Kety. By: Angelica Demkiw. Overview. American Neuroscientist First Director of the National Institutes of Mental Health(1950) Made contributions to the study of schizophrenia Died May 25, 2000. Early Life. Born in August 25, 1915 Philadelphia, PA Stimulating home environment

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Seymour kety
Seymour Kety

By: Angelica Demkiw


Overview
Overview

  • American Neuroscientist

  • First Director of the National Institutes of Mental Health(1950)

  • Made contributions to the study of schizophrenia

  • Died May 25, 2000


Early life
Early Life

  • Born in August 25, 1915

  • Philadelphia, PA

  • Stimulating home environment

  • Chemistry

  • Car accident


Schooling
Schooling

  • Central High School in Philadelphia

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • Graduated in 1940

  • Philadelphia General Hospital


Career personal life
Career/Personal Life

  • Married Josephine Gross

  • Lead poisoning research

  • Pharmacology instructor

  • Cerebral circulation research

  • John Hopkins 1961

  • Schizophrenia Research


Awards and accomplishments
Awards and Accomplishments

  • 1945: Measurement of blood to the brain

  • First director of the NIMH (1950)

  • NAS Award in the Neurosciences in 1988

  • Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award in Medical Sciences

  • Schizophrenia Research



Nancy wexler as compared to seymour kety
Nancy Wexler as Compared to Seymour Kety


Similarities and differences
Similarities and Differences

  • Personal Life?

  • Awards?

  • Contributions?

  • Positions?

  • Research?


Sources
Sources

  • Butler, Robert N. "Seymour Kety." Geriatrics 55.8 (2000): 3. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 24 Oct. 2011.

  • Brynie, Faith Hickman. "Turning tragedy to triumph." Odyssey 5.1 (1996): 38. MasterFILE Premier.EBSCO. Web. 8 Sept. 2011.

  • Butler, Robert N. "Seymour Kety." Geriatrics 55.8 (2000): 3. Health Source - Consumer Edition. EBSCO. Web. 24 Oct. 2011.

  • Holzman, Philip S. "Seymour S. Kety 1915-2000." Nature Medicine July 2000: 727. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 24 Oct. 2011.

  • Jaroff, L. "Making the best of a bad gene." Time 139.6 (1992): 78. Associates Programs Source. EBSCO.Web. 8 Sept. 2011.

  • Murray, Mary. “Nancy Wexler.” The New York Times Magazine. 13 Feb. 1994. Web. 11 Sept. 2011.

  • “Nancy Wexler Biography.” Encyclopedia of World Biography. Web. 2005. 11 Sept. 2011.

  • Park, Alice. "Nancy Wexler." Time for Kids: News Scoop Edition 8.20 (2003): 7. MasterFILE Premier.EBSCO. Web. 8 Sept. 2011.


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