Predictor, Montreal, and Meg Crane: a very brief history of pregnancy testing in Canada

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Mcgill alumnus and Cambridge University PhD recipient, Jesse is a historian of science, technology and Medicine at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He is co-lead on an UK-German collaborative research project investigating the contested use and regulation of drugs in pregnancy and the risk of birth defects since thalidomide. His first book will reconstruct the remarkable transformation of pregnancy testing from an esoteric laboratory tool to a commonplace of everyday life.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-7
Number of pages2
JournalThe Osler Library Newsletter
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2020


  • pregnancy testing
  • predictor
  • Meg Crane

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