Hunt, Carlton C.

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Hunt, Carlton C.

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  • Hunt, C. C. (Carlton C.), 1918-
  • Dr. C. Hunt
  • Hunt C. C.

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Carlton C. Hunt (1918-2008) was a professor of physiology who was the first researcher to describe the efferent innervation of mammalian muscle. He taught at numerous universities and was the head of the department of physiology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine (1955-1957), University of Utah School of Medicine (1957-1964), Yale School of Medicine (1964-1967), and Washington University School of Medicine (1967-1983). In his retirement, Hunt spent four years researching at the College de France in Paris and was elected to the National Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007. He earned a BA at Columbia University in 1939 and MD at Cornell University in 1942.


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