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The Cadaver Trade

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The Cadaver Trade

The Cadaver Trade

The Cadaver Trade

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An obscure industry is under an unusual amount of scrutiny thanks to a UCLA employee charged with selling body parts intended for medical research. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to examine the market, trade and medical use of donated cadavers.

Guests:

Charles Ornstein
*Los Angeles Times reporter who's covering the alleged sale of body parts at the UCLA Medical School

Annie Cheney
*Writer who's story, "The Resurrection Men: Scenes from the Cadaver Trade," appears in the current issue of Harper's

Mark Griesenbrock
*Chief business officer at Life Legacy, a non-profit research tissue organization