J. Julian Chisolm Jr., M.D., of Sparks, Md., was recognized for lifetime achievement in lead poisoning prevention by the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Center in Urban Environmental Health and Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Chisolm has been involved in the study and evaluation of childhood lead poisoning since 1952 when he began pioneer clinical research studies. He was the first to identify severe acute lead poisoning as one cause of Fanconi syndrome (proximal renal tubular injury) and to determine that use of two chelating agents - BAL and CaNa2EDTA in combination — substantially reduced mortality from acute lead encephalopathy.

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