CPS Unit Number 115-25

CPS Unit Number 115-25

Camp: 115

Unit ID: 25

Title: Columbia University

Operating agency: OSRD

Opened: 10 1943

Closed: 10 1946



CPS Unit No. 115, subunit 25, located at Columbia University in New York, New York, subjected CPS men to experiments studying malaria.


Dr. Robert C. Elderfield directed this OSRD project studying the development of new and more effective anti-malarial drugs.  He examined the metabolic rate in the human organism of the new drugs.  Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry at Columbia University, the project ran from October 1944 through February 1946, utilizing one to three men at a time under the oversight of the American Friends Service Committee.

New York, New York, United States