Monthly Archives: November 2012

Discussion of Oshinsky’s “Polio” 11/9

Hello Broad Street Book Nerds! This is a a gentle reminder that we’ll gather to discuss David Oshinsky’s Polio: An American Story tomorrow evening (11/9) at 7pm at Jared’s place. For directions, please e-mail Jared directly at shenkje@gmail.com

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Who participates in clinical trials? And Why?

As I’m making my way through Polio: An American Story, I’m struck by the descriptions of Salk’s vaccines going missing during The Clinical Trial. Participating clinicians wanted to use the vaccines on themselves and their families to protect them from polio. It … Continue reading

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