Lung Tissue Talk

On Tues., Aug. 22, from 6-7 p.m., the National Museum of Health and Medicine will host a presentation by Prof. Robin Cookie, an Australian pathologist, who has reviewed preserved lung specimens from casualties of gas poisoning during World War I. Prof. Cooke will talk about 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. Free. Open to the public.

Web link to more info: http://www.medicalmuseum.mil/index.cfm?p=media.events.2017.08222017

Or call (301) 319-3349 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.

To the Moon!

In honor of the lunar landing which took place this week in 1969, we’ve dug out some goodies on the moon from our collection.