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Peer-reviewed journal publications:

  • The 1977 H1N1 reemergence demonstrated gain-of-function hazards. Furmanski M. mBio  2015 29Sep 6(5) e01434-15  doi: 10.1128/mBio.01434-15 .
  • Exitus acta probat? Furmanski M. Hastings Cent Rep. 2010 Sep-Oct;40(5):4-5; author reply 5. No abstract available. PMID: 20964263
  • Countermeasure R&D funding debate. Furmanski M. Biosecur Bioterror. 2008 Mar;6(1):115; author reply 116. No abstract available. PMID: 18476307
  • Misperceptions in preparing for biological attack: an historical survey. Furmanski M. Rev Sci Tech. 2006 Apr;25(1):53-70. Review. PMID: 16796036
  • Citation of unethical research. Furmanski M. JAMA. 2002 Jan 23-30;287(4):452-3. No abstract available. PMID: 11798365
  • Biological warfare in the 1940s and 1950s. Furmanski M. JAMA. 2000 Aug 2;284(5):561-2. No abstract available. PMID: 10918691
  • Anthrax. Furmanski M. N Engl J Med. 2000 Jan 6;342(1):61-2. No abstract available. PMID: 10627218 Free Article
  • Unlicensed vaccines and bioweapon defense in World War II. Furmanski M. JAMA. 1999 Sep 1;282(9):822. No abstract available. PMID:

Conference Presentations:

  • “Rotten Leg Disease, Zhejiang, 1942-2015.” Presented at 3rd International Conference on Japanese Germ Warfare, Hunan University of Arts and Science, Changde, Hunan, China, May 16-17, 2015
  • “Technical Dilemmas of Development, Testing and Employment: Lessons from the Dubrovka Theater.” Presented at “The Dilemmas of Dual Use:” Gordon Cain Conference, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, March 28, 2008.
  • “Biological Warfare and Animal Disease in World War II and the Early Cold War.” Presented at XXXVI International Conference of World Association of the History of Veterinary Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, July 15-17, 2005.
  • “Equine Mobilization and Influenza in the Great War.” Presented at XXXV International Conference of World Association of the History of Veterinary Medicine, Turin (Torino), Italy, September 8-11, 2004.
  • Defense against Biological Warfare in the Great War: the Victory of Veterinary “Public Health.” Presented at XXXV International Conference of World Association of the History of Veterinary Medicine, Turin (Torino), Italy, September 8-11, 2004.
  • “Why the Japanese BW Amnesty?” Presented at “Preventing Crimes Against Humanity: Lessons from the Asia Pacific War (1931-1945),” University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), 20 March 2003.
  • “The Importance of Dr Harris’ Investigation of the Zhejiang BW Attacks.” Presented at Global Alliance for Preserving the History of WWII in Asia 5th Biennial Conference, San Diego CA November 15-17, 2002.
  • “Anthrax Warfare and Bio-Terrorism: Long Journey from China to the US” ALPHA-LA Alliance to Preserve the History of WWII in Asia – LA, April 25, 2002, Los Angeles, CA.

Online publications :

  • Furmanski M. Laboratory Escapes and “Self-fulfilling prophecy” Epidemics.  Online essay on CACNP website originally posted 17Feb2014.
  • Furmanski M. Military Interest in Low-lethality Biochemical Agents: The Historical Interaction of Advocates, Experts, Pragmatists and Politicians. Background paper presented at: Symposium on Biochemical Weapons: Scientific, Military, Legal and Policy perspectives and Prospects. 11June2005, Chateau de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland. Originally posted June 2005.
  • Furmanski M. Testing Bioweapons: the Catch-22. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 30March2015. Bull Atomic Sci: Roundtable on BW: http://thebulletin.org/winter-safe-deterrence-debate8094
  • Furmanski M. Bringing a knife to a gunfight: biological weapons as deterrents in a nuclear-armed world. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 19March2015.
  • Bull Atomic Sci: Roundtable on BW as a winter-safe strategic deterrent: http://thebulletin.org/winter-safe-deterrence-debate8094
  • Furmanski M. Threatened pandemics and laboratory escapes: Self-fulfilling prophecies. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 31March2014. http://thebulletin.org/threatened-pandemics-and-laboratory-escapes-self-fulfilling-prophecies7016
  • Klotz L, Furmanski M, Wheelis M. Beware the Siren’s Song: Why “Non-Lethal” Incapacitating Chemical Agents are Lethal. Originally posted 3Mar2003. http://fas.org/cw/documents/sirens_song.pdf

Book Chapters:

  • Furmanski M. Historical Military Interest in Low-Lethality Biochemical Agents: Avoiding and Augmenting Lethal Force. Chapter 3 in: Incapacitating Biochemical Weapons: Promise or Peril?. (Pearson AM, Chevrier I, and Wheelis M, editors) New York: Lexington Books, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7391-1439-1
  • Dando M, Furmanski M. Midspectrum Incapacitant Programs. Chapter 12 in: Deadly Cultures: Biological Weapons since 1945. (Wheelis M, Rozsa M, Dando M, editors) Cambridge MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-0674-01699.
  • Furmanski M, Wheelis M. Allegations of Biological Weapons Use. Chapter 13 in: Deadly Cultures: Biological Weapons since 1945. (Wheelis M, Rozsa M, Dando M, editors) Cambridge MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-0674-01699.
  • Furmanski M. Equine Encephalitis (VEE, WEE, EEE), Glanders (Burkhoderia mallei), Sino-Japanese War, World War II, entries in: Weapons of Mass Destruction: An Encyclopedia of Worldwide Policy, Technology and History. (Croddy EA, Wirtz JJ, Larsen JA, editors) Santa Barbara CA: ABC CLIO, 2005. ISBN 1-85109-490-3.
  • Furmanski M. An Investigation of the Afflicted Areas of Anthrax and Glanders Attacks by Japanese Aggressors. In: Li Xiaofang. Blood Weeping Accusations: Records of Anthrax Victims.  Beijing: Central Literature Publishing House, 2005.  ISBN 7-5073-1862-1.