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Industrial Medical Research Laboratory Dedicated.—
The Haskell Laboratory of Industrial Toxicology of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours Company, Wilmington, was formally dedicated, January 22. The laboratory will be operated by the medical division of the service department of the company to study the possible effect on the health of workers of new chemical products during their manufacture and on the public health. The laboratory, which is said to be the only one of its kind in the United States, has been named in honor of Mr. Harry G. Haskell, a vice president of the du Pont Company, who has long been interested in the development of the company's medical division. It will be under the supervision of Dr. Wolfgang Felix von Oettingen, medical director, who was formerly assistant professor of pharmacology at Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland. He will have five assistants in addition to
Medical News. JAMA. 1935;104(3):223-227. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760030055018