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Eugene L. Saenger archival collection

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Eugene L Saenger


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The professional papers of Dr. Eugene Saenger with focus on the whole body radiation experiments conducted at the University of Cincinnati in the 1960s and 1970s.
Dr. Eugene Saenger (March 5, 1917; September 30, 2007) was a professor and physician at the University of Cincinnati. A graduate of Harvard University, Saenger was a pioneer in radiation research and nuclear medicine He is best known for the whole-body radiation experiments he conducted on cancer patients during the 1960s and early 1970s.

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