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MIT Health Panel on 'Depleted' Uranium Weapons
On March 6, 2004, MIT held a forum on 'depleted' uranium weapons. Hear the Health Panel, with presentations by Alexandra Miller and Thomas Fasy (middle). A question and answer session followed. Professor Jonathan King moderated. photo © 2004 Charlie Jenks.
Listen to and download the Health Panel Presentations and Q and A (1:00:43 - mp3). Sound is not broadcast quality.
View Miller's slide show presentation while listening to her presentation.
For dial-up connections, we will work on a RealAudio version of the audio.
Thomas Fasy is an Associate Professor of pathology at the Mount Sinai School of Midicine. His background includes research on environmental mutagenesis. He traveled to Iraq twice in 2003 and met several times with Professor Alim Yacoub, an Iraqi epidemiologist investigating childhool cancer and birth defects in Southern Iraq.
Alexandra Miller is currently a radiobiologist at the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Maryland. She has published several papers on the chemical and radiological toxicology and carcinogenicity of uranium [du and uu ] in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Jonathan King (moderator) is a Professor of molecular biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He as a long history of involvement in assessing the social and environmental consequences of scientific and military programs. Professor King was the recipient of MIT's Martin Luther King's Jr. Faculty Leadership Award in 2003.
Dr. Thomas Fasy
March 10, 2004 - page created by Charlie Jenks