The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
National Academy of Sciences
Washington,District of Columbia 20418 USA
"For his outstanding contributions to biochemical research, resulting in significant contributions to mankind, including research that led to a clearer understanding of pellagra, and for his national leadership in furthering the state of American science."
Awarded by Dr. George A. Keyworth, II, Science and Technology Adviser to the President, and Dr. Frank Press, President, National Academy of Sciences, in an informal ceremony in Dr. Handler's room at the New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusett