Peter Keating (NHC Fellow, 2000–01)

Project Title

Biomedicine and the Post-War Realignment of Biology and Clinical Medicine in the NCI's Cooperative Oncology Groups

Université du Québec à Montréal

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2000–01

Peter Keating completed a book, entitled Biomedical Platforms: Reproducing the Normal and the Pathological in Late Twentieth-Century Biomedicine, that he co-authored with Alberto Cambrosio. He co-authored several articles, including "Du savant au chercheur entrepreneur" (with Yves Gingras and Camille Limoges) for Sciences humaines, Hors série No. 31 (2000-2001); an entry on the history and sociology of biomedical sciences and technology (with Alberto Cambrosio) for the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (Amsterdam: Pergamon Press, in press); "From Screening to Clinical Research: The Cure of Leukemia and the Early Development of the Cooperative Oncology Groups: 1955-1966" (with Alberto Cambrosio), to appear in the Bulletin of the History of Medicine; and "The New Genetics and Cancer: The Contributions of Clinical Medicine in the Era of Biomedicine" (with Alberto Cambrosio), to appear in the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.