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Medical Research Cuts / New York City / California #447347

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 12, 1969
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(Studio) Health official Dr. Roger Egeberg says medical research cuts reduced from 20-5%. National Institutes of Health cuts to close 19 experimental clinical research centers.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(No Location Given) [Berkeley Biochemist Dr, Dan. KOSHLAND - says cuts to cause curtailment of program and loss of young researchers. Tells of progress resulting from NIH. It's a fraction of cost of major programs like NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and Vietnam.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(NYC) Intensive care unit at Albert Einstein Medical College to be closed. Studies there center on extreme shock, massive infection, and severe burns. Techniques shown. [Dr. Louis DEL GUERCIO - explains shock study. We know little about it. Years of work to go down the drain when we close.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Los Angeles, California) Children's Hospital gets budget cuts. [Clinical Research Dr. Maurice KOGOT - cites children to be turned away, Disease understanding to be curtailed.] University of California at Los Angeles clinic also cut. They feel they may get funds restored.
REPORTER: Gordon Graham

Graham, Gordon;
Huntley, Chet;
Quinn, Charles

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