Collection includes papers from his years at Harvard, 1957-67; records from the Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology at Stanford
and the Stanford Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, 1970-2001; and papers pertaining to his other professional activities, including
the International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems (1964-2002), the International Society for Magnetic
Resonance, and the World Federation of Scientists and the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture (1988-2003).
Jardetzky earned his M.D. at the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1954 and his Ph.D. in physiology and physical chemistry
at University of Minnesota in 1956. He was on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School from 1957 to 1966 and was then a director
at the Merck Institute for Therapeutic Research before joining the faculty at Stanford's School of Medicine in 1969. He was
director of the Stanford Magnetic Resonance Laboratory from 1975 to 1997. He has held a large number of visiting appointments
and served as chairman of a number of professional committees, boards and conferences, including directing several institutes
held at the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice, Sicily. His research interests include structural basis
of pharmacological action, biological signal processing, and fundamentals of drug design.
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