Peter Keating

Peter Keating was a professor in the History Department of the Université du Québec à Montréal where he taught the history of science, medecine and the environment. Although he retired in 2013, he continues to conduct research on the history and sociology of modern biomedicine.

Along with his co-author, Alberto Cambrosio, he won the 2005 Ludwik Fleck Prize for the for Biomedical Platforms: Realigning the Normal and the Pathological in Late-twentieth-century Medicine (MIT Press, 2003). He was a finalist for the 1991 Governor General’s award for translation.


Bibliographic selection

Peter Keating, Alberto Cambrosio, Nicole C. Nelson, Andrei Mogoutov et Jean-Philippe Cointet, «Therapy’s shadow: a short history of the study of resistance to cancer chemotherapy», Frontiers in Pharmacology (2013), vol. 4: 58. Read

Peter Keating et Alberto Cambrosio, «21st-century oncology: a tangled web», Lancet, no. 382 (2013): e45-6. Read

Nina Kohli-Laven, Pascale Bourret, Peter Keating et Alberto Cambrosio, «Cancer Clinical Trials in the Era of Genomic Signatures: Biomedical Innovation, Clinical Utility, and Regulatory-Scientific Hybrids», Social Studies of Science, vol. 41, no. 4 (2011): 487-513. Read

Pascale Bourret, Peter Keating et Alberto Cambrosio, «Regulating Diagnosis in Post-Genomic Medicine: Re-Aligning Clinical Judgment?», Social Science & Medicine, no. 73 (2011): 816-824. Read