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Team members of the new National Space Biomedical Research Institute, established by NASA to study medical obstacles associated with long-term human presence in space, recently assembled at MIT to mark the success in winning NASA's sponsorship. Left to right: team leaders Dr. Charles M. Oman, a senior lecturer in aeronautics and astronautics and director of the Man-Vehicle Laboratory; Dr. Richard J. Cohen, professor in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and director of the Biomedical Engineering Center; Dr. Charles Szeisler of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and NSBRI director Laurence R. Young, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics.


A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 3, 1997.

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