Resources on Experiments Performed by the Atomic Energy Commission and the Department of Defense

	William Sweet
Dr. William Sweet, Massachusetts General Hospital, a researcher with the Boston Project Uranium Injections

General Resources from the Department of Energy

DOE Resources on Human Radiation Experiments

Government Documents

Searchable Databases

Specific Experiments

The Vanderbilt Study

Between 1945-1949, 820 poor pregnant Caucasian women were given tracer doses of radioactive iron in experiments performed at Vanderbilt University. Office of Human Radiation Experiments Oral Histories of Dr. Karl Z. Morgan and Waldo E. Cohn provide background on this experiment. See also Chapter 7 Conclusion of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments Final Report.

Fernald State School

Experiments by the Department of Defense

Other Sources


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