Freed, Curt R(ichard)

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FREED, Curt R(ichard)

FREED, Curt R(ichard). American, b. 1943. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Physician, educator, and pioneer in fetal tissue transplantation. Los Angeles County Harbor General Hospital, Torrence, CA, intern to resident, 1969-71; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, resident, 1971-72; University of California, San Francisco, research fellow in clinical pharmacology, 1972-75; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1975-, assistant professor to professor of medicine and pharmacology, 1987-, became head of Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, 1993, became director of Neural Transplantation Program for Parkinson's Disease, 1988, and Parkinson's Center without Walls, 1997. Publications: (with S. LeVay) Healing the Brain: A Doctor's Controversial Quest for a Cell Therapy to Cure Parkinson's Disease, 2002. Address: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East Ninth Ave., Campus Box C-237, Denver, CO 80262, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]