Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

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Coordinates: 42°41′44″N 74°55′25″W / 42.6956°N 74.9237°W / 42.6956; -74.9237

The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital (Basset Medical Center) is a teaching hospital in Cooperstown, New York. The hospital has 180 beds. It is associated with Columbia University.

It is home to the Bassett Cancer Institute.


Some of the early work on bone marrow transplants was performed here by Nobel prize winner E. Donnall Thomas and his wife Dottie Thomas. Joseph Wiley Ferrebee was also a transplant scientist working at the hospital.


The hospital has published a number of works including

  • Clinical Miscelleny vols 1 & 2, 1930s

Further reading[edit]

  • Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital (1930). The Mary Imogene Bassett hospital, Cooperstown, New York. New York. OCLC 34228694., 31 pp


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