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Curiosity & Collaboration:
The Work of Michael Potter
(1924–2013)

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Resources

Biography of Dr. Michael Potter for the National Academy of Sciences

This biography of Dr. Michael Potter for the National Academy of Sciences is a great and readable outline of his life. http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/potter-michael.pdf

Potter's History of Plasma Cell Tumor Research

Potter wrote his own history of plasma cell tumor research. Read it at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065230X06980026?via%3Dihub

National Cancer Institute

Cancer research has come a long way since Potter joined the National Cancer Institute in 1954. Learn more https://www.cancer.gov/

Potter's Papers at the U.S. National Library of Medicine

The History of Medicine Division has the Michael Potter papers. To contact them, see https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/

1984 In Depth Citation of Potter's work

Read an in-depth citation of Potter’s work when he won the 1984 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. http://www.laskerfoundation.org/awards/show/monoclonal-antibody- technology/

The Importance of Potter's Workshops

This 2018 article by Potter’s colleagues Patricia J. Gearhart, Beverly A. Mock, Rafael Casellas and Michael P. Cancro spells out why Potter’s workshops were so important for sharing knowledge around the world. http://www.jimmunol.org/content/200/1/23.long

The Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum

The Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum at the National Institutes of Health advances the historical understanding of the biomedical research conducted at the National Institutes of Health by documenting, preserving, and interpreting records and artifacts. The office creates exhibits and other products, and helps scholars and researchers to navigate the rich history of the National Institutes of Health.

Michael Potter Memorial Lecture and Exhibit Dedication Event Video

This hour long video captures part of the lecture before the exhibit dedication. It was captured on Monday, May 14, 2018, at 9:30 AM Eastern Time and can be viewed on the exhibit video page.

Museum Artifacts