By D. Lynn Loriaux
Establishing endocrinology as a unique scientific distinctiveness was once no effortless job. This enticing quantity chronicles the adventure during the tales of the boys –and occasional women—who formed the uniqueness throughout the ages.
In 108 short chapters, A Biographical heritage of Endocrinology illuminates the growth of endocrinology from Hippocrates to the fashionable day. the writer highlights very important leaders and their contributions to the sphere, together with those early pioneers:
- Kos and Alexandria, and the 1st human anatomy
- Bartolomeo Eustachi and the adrenal gland
- Richard decrease and the pituitary gland
- Thomas Addison and adrenal insufficiency
- Franz Leydig and testosterone secreting cells
- Wiliam Stewart Halsted and surgical procedure of the thyroid gland
- John J. Abel and isolation of hormones
- Hakaru Hashimoto and his disease
Covering all of the watershed moments within the background of the occupation, the ebook identifies key figures whose contributions stay suitable at the present time. Their attention-grabbing tales of experiments and stories, advocacy and adversity, and exploring unknown territory will encourage the subsequent new release of endocrinologists and fulfill each clinician who ever questioned "how did we get here?"
This accomplished but concise biographical background of endocrinology will gain not just working towards and potential endocrinologists, but additionally different scientific experts and clinical historians.
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