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Syringe

Syringe

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Description (Brief)
In September 1990, four-year-old Ashanti DeSilva became the first patient to participate in the National Institutes of Health’s first human gene therapy trial. Doctors used this syringe in her treatment. To learn more, see object 1999.0008.01, the blood cell separator.
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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe
gene therapy
date used
1990-09
associated date
1990-09-14
patient
DeSilva, Ashanthi Vinod
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 16.4 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm; 6 15/32 in x 1 9/16 in x 31/32 in
overall: 1 in x 6 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 16.51 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1993.0445.06.01
catalog number
1993.0445.06.01
accession number
1993.0445
Credit Line
Kenneth Wayne Culver
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Biotechnology and Genetics
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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