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Early Development of Total Hip Replacement
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2007-03)
Total hip replacement effectively began in the UK in 1938 and has led to widely used, commercially successful, mass-produced devices that relieve pain for an ever increasing period. The Witness Seminar, chaired by Mr Alan ...
Medical Ethics Education in Britain, 1963-1993
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2007-11-22)
Changing attitudes toward human experimentation along with other controversial moral issues emerged after the Second World War and, in 1963, led to the London Medical Group, organized by Ted Shotter, with similar Medical ...
The Discovery, Use and Impact of Platinum Salts as Chemotherapy Agents for Cancer
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2007-10)
Proposed by Dr Mark Walport (Wellcome Trust) this Seminar examined the discovery, use and impact of platinum salts as chemotherapy agents for cancer. Organized with the assistance of Professor Paul Andrews (St George's ...