By D. Lynn Loriaux
Establishing endocrinology as a special scientific distinctiveness was once no effortless activity. This enticing quantity chronicles the adventure in the course of the tales of the lads –and occasional women—who formed the strong point during the ages.
In 108 short chapters, A Biographical heritage of Endocrinology illuminates the growth of endocrinology from Hippocrates to the trendy day. the writer highlights vital leaders and their contributions to the sector, together with those early pioneers:
- Kos and Alexandria, and the 1st human anatomy
- Bartolomeo Eustachi and the adrenal gland
- Richard reduce 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 the entire watershed moments within the background of the occupation, the publication identifies key figures whose contributions stay correct this present day. Their attention-grabbing tales of experiments and reports, advocacy and adversity, and exploring unknown territory will encourage the following 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 practising and potential endocrinologists, but additionally different clinical experts and scientific historians.
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