Leon O. Jacobson

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Dr. Leon Orris Jacobson (December 16, 1911 – September 20, 1992), worked at the University of Chicago as a researcher and educator who made tremendous contributions to radiology and hematology, with major impacts on chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He was a recipient of the Roughrider award in 1976. Leon Jacobson died on September 18, 1992.

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Source Citation: "Jacobson, Leon Orris." Current Biography Feb. 1993: 59. Expanded Academic ASAP. Web. 4 May. 2011.

Biography: Goldwasser, Eugene "Jake. Leon O. Jacobson, M.D. The life and work of a distinguished medical scientist," Science History Publications, 2006. ISBN 0-88135-279-9.

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  • Seaborg, G. T. (1992). Journal of Glenn T. Seaborg: Chief, Section C-1, Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Engineer District, 1942-46 (Volume 4). - Report Number: PUB-112 Vol.4 Rev. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California