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NIH physician Dr. Joseph Goldberger's discovery of the cause for pellagra, a disease, resulting from a diet deficient in vitamin B, that killed many poor Southerners in the early part of the 20th century.
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  In 1892 Goldberger heard a lecture at Bellevue by physiologist Dr. Austin Flint, Jr. that changed his plans. Goldberger transferred to medical school and earned an M.D. from Bellevue in 1895. Photos: Dr. Joseph Goldberger and Bellevue Hospital Staff, reproduced with permission of the Southern Historical Collection, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  
     
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