Ten fun facts about Leland Clark


Fact 1
His research helped create the glucose sensor for diabetics, still used today.

Fact 2
He received a number of awards including the Daniel Drake Award, Heyrovsky Award and the American Associationf or Clinical Chemistry Award.

Fact 3
He married Eleanor Wyckoff, who was not only his wife but she assisted him with his research during his career.


Fact 4
The University of Rochester School of Medicine is where he obtained his Ph.D. in biochemistry and physiology.

Fact 5
Mostly in the field of medical instrumentation and fluorocarbons, he has published over 400 scientific papers.

Fact 6
He is the inventor of the Oxycyte, and his work with electrodes have made the term referred to as "Clark electrodes".

Fact 7
His work changed the field of medicine and he is often recognized for saving thousands of lives with his research and findings.

Fact 8
One of his important accomplishments includes the heart-lung machine and his help advancing technology to develop the first intensive care unit.

Fact 9
He also spent time as the professor of research pediatrics at the Children's Hospital Research Foundation.

Fact 10
Clark's applications can be used in many areas of a hospital and he has been credited to over 80 inventions.


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