CPS Unit Number 115-18

CPS Unit Number 115-18

Camp: 115

Unit ID: 18

Title: University of Minnesota

Operating agency: OSRD

Opened: 10 1943

Closed: 10 1946


CPS Unit No. 115, subunit 18, located at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, subjected COs to experiments in thiamine/starvation.


Dr. Ancel Keys directed this OSRD thiamine/starvation project to check cerebral blood flow (?) as part of the Minnesota Experiment discussed in subunit 17.  The project sponsored by the Laboratory of Physical Hygiene at the University of Minnesota with oversight from the Brethren Service Committee, could accommodate up to forty men, drawn from the participating group of volunteers. 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States