James Homer Wright: a biography of the enigmatic creator of the Wright stain on the occasion of its centennial.

@article{Lee2002JamesHW,
  title={James Homer Wright: a biography of the enigmatic creator of the Wright stain on the occasion of its centennial.},
  author={Robert E. Lee and Robert H. Young and Benjamin L. Castleman},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={88-96}
}
James Homer Wright (1869-1928), the eldest son of a Pittsburgh glass merchant, was educated in Baltimore and practiced pathology in Boston from 1893 until his death in 1928. In 1896, when not quite 27 years old, he assumed directorship of the newly founded Pathology Laboratory at the Massachusetts General Hospital, a post he held for the next 30 years. He is remembered eponymously by the blood cell stain that bears his name and the Homer Wright pseudorosettes of neuroblastoma, but he made many… CONTINUE READING
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