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Kety



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Kety
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Kety, Seymour S (1915-2000) American physician, chair of NASA's bioscience advisory committee in 1959.

Seymour S. Kety was a physician who worked with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) throughout the 1950s. In 1951 he became associate director in charge of research for NIMH and for neurological diseases and blindness, and in 1956 he moved to the directorship of the Laboratory of Clinical Sciences. In 1959 Kety was the chair of NASA's bioscience advisory committee. In 1967 he left NIMH and became a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where he assumed emeritus status in 1983.

Born: 1915.08.25.
Died: 2000.05.25.

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  • Launius, Roger D, NASA Chief Historian, NASA History Office Home Page, Web Address when accessed: here.

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  • Death of Seymour S Kety - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Kety. Summary: American physician, chair of NASA's bioscience advisory committee in 1959..

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