09 August 2017
Medical Museum Science Café -- "Chemical Warfare During World War I"
Aug 22 @ 6 p.m
Medical Museum Science Café -- "Chemical Warfare During World War I"
Tuesday, Aug. 22
6-7 p.m.
National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Regarded as one of the signature weapons of World War I, poison gas remains one of the most terrifying weapons of war. 100 years later, renowned Australian pathologist Prof. Robin Cooke reviewed preserved lung specimens from casualties on both sides of the conflict. Hear from Prof. Cooke how microscopic examination of 100-year-old lung tissue may help inform today's military medical researchers prepare to treat chemical warfare casualties in the future. Prof. Cooke's appearance made possible with support from the American Registry of Pathology.

Cost: FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.

Contact: Call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil. Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (301) 319-3303 or by email to: USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.
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