|12th Director of the National Institutes of Health|
April 29, 1982 – July 31, 1989
George H.W. Bush
|Preceded by||Donald Fredrickson|
|Succeeded by||Bernadine Healy|
James Barnes Wyngaarden
October 19, 1924
Grand Rapids, Michigan
|Died||June 14, 2019 (aged 94)|
Durham, North Carolina
|Fields||purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout|
James Barnes Wyngaarden (October 19, 1924 – June 14, 2019) was an American physician, researcher and academic administrator. He was a co-editor of Cecil Textbook of Medicine, one of the leading internal medicine texts, and served as director of National Institutes of Health between 1982 and 1989. He had four daughters and one son.
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- "James Wyngaarden, 1924 - 2019".
- Harvey, abner McGehee (1978). The Interurban Clinical Club (1905-1976): a record of achievement in clinical science. Interurban Clinical Club.
- "Biographical Sketches of the Directors of the National Institutes of Health". Archived from the original on 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2007-02-21.
- "The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: James B. Wyngaarden". Retrieved 2009-05-01.[dead link]
- James B. Wyngaarden Papers at Duke University Medical Center Archives
- National Institutes of Health death announcement
- Appearances on C-SPAN