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The Michael E. DeBakey Papers

[Michael DeBakey at a book signing at AGIO Pharmaceuticals in Moscow, Russia]
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Dr. DeBakey met with Russian president Boris Yeltsin during this visit, and signed copies of the Russian edition of "The New Living Heart" (which he co-authored with Dr. Antonio Gotto). In 1996, DeBakey had consulted with Yeltsin's physicians on the feasibility of doing a coronary bypass operation, which was performed by Dr. Renat S. Akchurin. Dr. Akchurin next to DeBakey in this photo.
AGIO Pharmaceuticals is a Russian based company formed in 1991 "to augment a focused approach towards global pharmaceutical brand marketing." The company operates in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and has a strong presence in the Indian domestic market.
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Date Supplied:
ca. 1990s
Courtesy of Katrin DeBakey.
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DeBakey as Medical Statesman
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Photographic prints
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Series: Photographs and Artworks, [ca. 1908]-2007
SubSeries: Professional Photographs, 1917-2007
SubSubSeries: Events
Folder: [Book Signing - Agio Pharmaceuticals, Russia], [1990s]
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