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Charles R Drew was born on June 3, 1904. Only two medical schools of his time would admit African Americans, but Charles is immediately excepted at McGill university in Montreal Canada. At McGill, Drew begun his research into blood. He discovered that blood plasma, without cells, wood last longer then hole blood. He used a refrigerated truck -- the first "bloodmobile" -- to transport blood that saved many lives in World war II.

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Charles R. Drew was born on June 3, 1904. Only two medical schools of his time would admit African Americans, but Charles was immediately accepted at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. At McGill, Drew began his research into blood. He discovered that blood plasma, without cells, would last longer than whole blood. He used a refrigerated truck -- the first "bloodmobile" -- to transport blood that saved many lives in World War II.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2005 Education World

06/2005
 

 

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