James Homer Wright

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James Homer Wright (April 8, 1869 – January 3, 1928) was an early and influential American pathologist, who from 1896 to 1926 was chief of pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital.wikipedia
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In 1924 Wright, along with Dr. Frank B. Mallory, published Pathological Technique: a Practical Manual for the Pathological Laboratory.
His contributions in the field of pathology included improving techniques and standardisation of tissue staining; his book, written with James Homer Wright, was the standard textbook in this field.

Wright's stain

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He is the "Wright" in Wright's stain, and the "Homer Wright rosettes" associated with neuroblastoma.
It is named for James Homer Wright, who devised the stain, a modification of the Romanowsky stain, in 1902.

Romanowsky stain

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Wright's stain is named after James Homer Wright who in 1902 published a method using heat to produce polychromed methylene blue, which is combined with eosin Y. The polychromed methylene blue is combined with eosin and allowed to precipitate, forming an eosinate which is redissolved in methanol.

Palisade (pathology)

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He is the "Wright" in Wright's stain, and the "Homer Wright rosettes" associated with neuroblastoma.
They are named for James Homer Wright.

Neuroblastoma

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He is the "Wright" in Wright's stain, and the "Homer Wright rosettes" associated with neuroblastoma.
In 1910 James Homer Wright understood the tumor to originate from primitive neural cells, and named it neuroblastoma.

Pathology

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James Homer Wright (April 8, 1869 – January 3, 1928) was an early and influential American pathologist, who from 1896 to 1926 was chief of pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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James Homer Wright (April 8, 1869 – January 3, 1928) was an early and influential American pathologist, who from 1896 to 1926 was chief of pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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In 1915 he joined with Dr. Richard C. Cabot to begin publication of the Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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