Grants for Cardiovascular Studies.—
The American Heart Association, in support of their studies of heart and blood vessel diseases, has awarded grants totaling $149,792 to 24 scientists from California. The awards are among 225 national grants-in-aid totaling $1,395,285. Largest of the grants, $8,600, went to Dr. Arthur Selzer and Dr. Forrest Willett, of Veterans Administration Hospital, Fort Miley, for a fellowship to Dr. David Y. Naruse, of San Francisco, who will do research to clarify the mechanisms responsible for cardiac shock and test the effects of various drugs in overcoming cardiac shock.
Cardiovascular Research Institute.—
Dr. Julius H. Comroe Jr. medical researcher and educator, has been named director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. Dr. Comroe comes from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine, Philadelphia, where he was chairman of the department of physiology and pharmacology. He has been