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Dr Jesse Olszynko-Gryn

Jesse Olszynko-Gryn
College Research Associate
SpecialisationHistory of Medicine: Twentieth-century Britain
Research interestsMy main writing project is an academic book on the history of pregnancy testing in Britain. The first in-depth account for any period or country, it will show how the market for this now ubiquitous retail product was sustained less by medicalisation or the managerial state than by the entrepreneurial testers and diagnostic consumers who helped create and maintain demand. Beyond pregnancy testing, I have published on the history of population control and contraceptive technologies and have a strong research interest in the history of reproduction on film and television.