Richard J Bing
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Richard John Bing, M.D. was a physician and experimental cardiologist who worked for many years as a consultant in the tobacco industry -- specifically with the (Council for Tobacco Research's Special Advisory Board (SAB). This committee reviewed genuine grant applications  however he was also a recipient of grants which he didn't want this publicised. He therefore elected to be funded through the secret Special Projects #4 account. See CTR Special Projects
According to the puff-piece introducing him as a mamber of the SAB, he was Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Wayne State University College of Medicine, Detroit . Before that, he had been Professor of Medicine at Washington University and Professor of Experimental Medicine, Professor of Clinical Physiology and Director of the Cardiac Clinic at the Medical College of Alabama . He has been Associate Professor of Surgery and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University Medical School, and is the author of numerous scientific articles and reports on the heart and coronary systems . 
Documents & Timeline
1930s He is at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in the 1930s,
1955 Dec 2 A Hill & Knowlton press release for the industry "Tobacco Research Grants Now Over $838,000 Mark " lists Bing's first Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC) grants. He was at Medical College of Alabama, Birmingham. The effects of smoking on coronary blood flow: (CHD and arteriosclerosis.  Only a couple on this list avoided becoming dependent on the TIRC/CTR grants, and helpers of the tobacco industry.
- [The TIRC became the CTR (Council for Tobacco Research) when it was later incorporated. The two were continuous.]
1956 Feb 14 A Hill & Knowlton report to the TIRC lists some achievements:
` April 30, American Society for Clinical Investigation, Atlantic City. Dr. Richard Bing , a grantee, will report on the effects of smoking on coronary blood flow. Dr. Bing also will report at the American Federation of Clinical Research in Chicago, Nov. 29-Dec. 2.
` Dr. Maurice Segal , a grantee, is scheduled to give a paper and present an exhibit at these three meetings: April 22-25, Texas Medical Society, Galveston; May 21-22, National Trudeau Society, New York, and June 11-15, American Medical Association, Chicago. 
1956 Feb 14 TIRC's public relations report:
- Dr Richard Bing , a grantee, will report on the effects of smoking on coronary blood flow. [at the meeting] April 30, American Society for Clinical Investigation, Atlantic City.
- Dr Bing also will report at the American Federation of Clinical Research in Chicago, Nov 29 -- Dec 2 .
1958- 91 He was a long-term member of the TIRC/CTR Scientific Advisory Board. [This was the First Scientific Advisory Board or 'SAB'. His name was added to the list at the two-year mark. He was not replacing anyone.] He i listed at
- Washington University,
- Wayne State University,
- University of Southern California
1958 He sat on the SAB of the TIRC/CTR for 32 years (from 1958 - 91) and received a grant every year. .
Court-declared list of scientists
Note: this is just a partial list of the scientists, academics and 'consultants' who were being paid via Special Project accounts. It deals only with the scientists known to the courts at the time it was compiled. Many other academics and professionals were paid via these accounts as revealed at later dates.
These are CTR Special Project grantees now known not to have been included in the above list: 
- SP#1 Kurt Enslein, Computers, Uni of Rochester NY
- SP#33 S H Friedall, Cancer Research Inst, New England Deaconness Hospital, Boston.
- SP#42 Doris L Herman, pathologist, Uni of Southern California, Los Angeles(worked with Lyman Brewer.
- SP#44 William H Alban, pathologist, Houston Dept of Public Heath/Baylor Uni (worked with Eleanor MacDonald
- SP#45/63 Douglas M Sprunt, pathologist, Golightly Found. + Uni of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis
- SP#46, SP#24, SP#25, Marcus M Mason, research lab owner, Mason Research Institute, Worcester, Mass
- SP#48 William J Bair, animal inhalation exp., Battelle Memorial Inst, Richland, Washington
- SP#49 David M Kissen psychologist/psychosmatic, Uni of Glasgow, Scotland
- SP#52 Frederick J Stare, Nutrition Dept, Harvard Un (laundering payment for Carl C Seltzer
- SP#53 Travis W Winsor, Memorial Heart Res. Foundation, LA CA
- SP#54 A Clifford Barger, Prof.Emeritus, Harvard Medical School, Boston
- SP#55 Lars T Friberg Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (Partner with Rune Cederlof)
- SP#57 Hans Selye, Institute of Exp. Med. and Surgery, Uni of Montreal, Canada
- SP#64 William L Dunn, Philip Morris executive.
- SP#66 Jerome Kleinerman, pathologist, St Lukes Hospital, Cleverland OH/Western Reserve Uni.
- SP#68 ]]H Hugh Fudenberg]], University of California, San Franciso. (Working with John V Wells
- SP#69 Claus B Bahnson, East PA Psychiatric Institute, Philadelphia
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- (N.M.'s Who's Who) (UCSF Brown & Williamson 1012.01)
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