Papers of George Glenner (1928-1995), physician and research pathologist who specialized in Alzheimer's disease. In 1984
Glenner indentified the molecular structure of the beta amyloid protein and its relation to Alzheimer's disease. The collection
includes biographical materials, notebooks, writings, correspondence, certificates, awards, photographs, videorecordings,
and George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Family Center, Inc. materials.
The papers are arranged in seven series: 1) BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS, 2) NOTEBOOKS, 3) WRITINGS BY GLENNER, 4) CORRESPONDENCE,
5) CERTIFICATES AND AWARDS, 6) AUDIO VISUAL MATERIALS, and 7) GEORGE G. GLENNER ALZHEIMER'S FAMILY CENTER, INC.
George G. Glenner (1928-1995) graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1953 and studied surgery and
pathology at Mt. Sinai Hospital of New York and Mallory Institute at Boston City College. He served as chief of the Molecular
Pathology section and as chairman of the Department of Medicine and Physiology for the Foundation for Advanced Education in
the Sciences at the National Institutes of Health between 1958 and 1980.