Merle Leonard Blank was American biochemist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of one of the most active biological (natural) substances found to date Aklylacetylglycero Phosphocholine (1979). Co-holder of two United States patents on this and a related compound. Recipient Citation Classic award Institute of Science Information, 1980, Basic Research award National Glycerin Producer Association, 1961.
- Assistant scientist Hormel Institute, Austin, Minnesota, 1958-1965. Senior scientist Kraft Foods, Glenview, Illinois, 1965-1968, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) Association University, 1968-1995.
1958 - 1965
1965 - 1968
1968 - 1995