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By D. Lynn Loriaux

Establishing endocrinology as a unique clinical area of expertise used to be no effortless activity. This attractive quantity chronicles the adventure throughout the tales of the boys –and occasional women—who formed the forte during the ages.

In 108 short chapters, A Biographical historical past of Endocrinology illuminates the growth of endocrinology from Hippocrates to the fashionable day. the writer highlights vital 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 historical past of the career, the e-book identifies key figures whose contributions stay proper at the present time. Their interesting tales of experiments and stories, advocacy and adversity, and exploring unknown territory will encourage the subsequent iteration of endocrinologists and fulfill each clinician who ever questioned "how did we get here?"

This finished but concise biographical background of endocrinology will profit not just working towards and potential endocrinologists, but additionally different scientific experts and scientific historians.

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