Jewish Physicians Carried on Secret Research in Ghettoes Under Nazis

Jewish physicians in Nazi ghettoes and concentration camps during World War II heroically and secretly carried on scientific researches concerning the effects of hunger, typhoid, bone malformations and diseases of the skin suffered by the Jewish victims, according to a report made here by Dr. Mark Dworeczki, head of the Tel Aviv Association of Physicians.

In many instances, the results of the researches, which Dr. Dworeczki called a significant contribution to the medical and genetic aspects resulting from the European holocaust, were hidden by the Jewish physicians, and many of these findings have recently come to light. Dr. Dworeczki, a member of the executive of Yad Vashem, official agency responsible for recording the fate of exterminated European Jewry under the Nazi regime, announced that he was turning the records over to the agency.

Dr. Dworeczki, himself an inmate of the ghetto in Vilna, had escaped and fought with an anti- Nazi resistance group. He conducted some of the researches and has written scientific works on the results of the sterilization experiments conducted by Nazi doctors.

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