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Where is he situated?
He's the head of the Wilmer Institute, or was the
head of the Wilmer Institute in Baltimore. He has numerous
patients, including Senator Young, Senator Williams' wife,
Congressman Rodino, Congressman Staggers, as patients, and he
does not hesitate to ask them to do something for eye research
appropriations like talking firmly to their colleagues.
Where is it contemplated that this research center would be
It doesn't have to be in any one place. They would get
requests from major eye research centers that exist presently,
and those that seemed the best and the most urgent would be
given the, you know, pieces of the funds.
I see. Now, what else? What about arthritis, rheumatoid
Well, there are new drugs for arthritis including
Clinoril and Naprosyn. Clinoril does help some people, not
others. But there's no new attack on arthritis, and we're just
hoping that if arthritis is of the viral origin, and if some of
these other diseases that are of obscure origin are of viral
origin, that maybe when we get pure interferon, this can be
tried on them.
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