Lederer's writing is crisp and clear, her historical documentation is exhaustive, and her social commentary persuasive. This book is an important addition to the growing literature on the history of human experimentation and medical research.(New England Journal of Medicine)
Essential reading for anyone concerned with clinical research public policy and attitudes.(Norman M. Goldfarb Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices)
Susan E. Lederer is associate professor of the humanities at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of the Pennsylvania State University.