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U.S. Jewish Scientist Awarded Gold Medal at International Congress

Dr. Louis Katz, Jewish scientist who heads a research laboratory at Chicago in diseases of the heart and blood vessels, today was awarded a rare gold medal here at the International Congress of Physiologists. Dr. Katz was given the award after delivering a lecture on the late Jewish recipient of the Nobel prize in physiology, Professor Willem Einthoven. The award is known as the University of Leiden medal.