Science and Technology

"Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution"

Holly Tucker

About the Program

Holly Tucker provides an account of the first blood transfusions, which took place in France in 1667, and the fallout from those experiments.    The National Museum of Health and Medicine hosts this event.     

About the Authors

Holly Tucker

Holly Tucker is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University's Center for Medicine, Health & Society and the University's Department of French and Italian.  Her writing has appeared in several publications, including the Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, and San Francisco Chronicle.  For more information, visit holly-tucker.com. 


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"Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, August 28th at 4 (ET)
  • Saturday, June 11th at 12pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 28th at 8 (ET)
  • Sunday, May 22nd at 8pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 21st at 11pm (ET)
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