Pioneers Of Medicine Without A Nobel Prize

Pioneers Of Medicine Without A Nobel Prize

By: Gilbert R. Thompson (author)Paperback

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This book brings together in one volume fifteen discoveries that have had a major impact upon medical science and the practice of medicine but where the scientists involved have not been awarded a Nobel Prize. Its aim is to publicize the achievements of these lesser-known heroes of our time and thereby inform and entertain the reader, whether medical student, professor or scientifically-minded layman.


Biochemical Genetics; The Lipid Hypothesis of Atherosclerosis; Role of Gluten in Coeliac Disease; Smoking and Lung Cancer; Oral Poliovaccine; Coronary Angiography and Bypass Grafting; Cardiac Transplantation; External Cardiac Massage; Defibrillators and Pace-Makers; Clinical Ultrasound; Rh Disease Prevention; Gene Cloning; Hepatitis C Screening of Blood; Renal Haemodialysis; Stem-Cells; Statins.

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  • ISBN13: 9781783263844
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781783263844
  • ISBN10: 1783263849

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