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Scientific and Background Presentations Made to the Committee

January 6, 1992

David Saumweber, Director, Office of Archives and Information Services, National Academy of Sciences. Historical Background: The Role of the National Academy of Sciences During World War II.

Robert Cook-Deegan, Institute of Medicine; Linda Rosenstock, University of Washington; Bailus Walker, Jr., University of Oklahoma. Poison Gas: A Continuing Threat, Experiences from Korea and Iraq.

April 15-16, 1992

Bruno Papirmeister, Science Applications International Corporation. Current Research into the Biological Mechanisms of Mustard Gas Toxicity.

Frederick Sidell, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense. Clinical Aspects of Mustard Gas.

Howard Skipper, Southern Research Institute (retired). Chemical Warfare Research During World War II.

Robert Ursano, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Psychological Aspects of Chemical Warfare Environments.

Karen Freeman, Pennsylvania State University. Researching the World War II Testing Programs.

Annetta Watson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Outline of Concurrent Activities Dealing with Chemical Weapons Disposal and Risk Assessment.

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