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Post Penicillin Antibiotics: From acceptance to resistance?
(Wellcome Trust, 2000)
The introduction of penicillin during the Second World War led to a revolution in both drug development and therapeutics. Several important themes emerged during the course of the meeting – the discovery of the antimicrobial ...
Peptic Ulcer: Rise and fall
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL., 2002)
In May 2000, a distinguished group of scientists and clinicians came together in a one-day meeting to discuss the recent history of peptic ulcer, and its rise and fall. Chaired by Professor Roy Pounder from the Royal Free ...
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 ...
Population-based Research in South Wales: The MRC Pneumoconiosis Research Unit and the MRC Epidemiology Unit
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2002)
Population-based research in south Wales was initially to investigate occupational lung disease in miners. Archie Cochrane, the renowned epidemiologist, and his clinical and environmental studies group at the Pneumoconiosis ...
History of Dialysis in the UK: c.1950-1980
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2009-12)
Dialysis, the first technological substitution for organ function, is significant not only for the numbers of patients who have benefited. It contributed to the emergence of the field of medical ethics and the development ...
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 ...
Working with Cambridge physiologists
(Royal Society of London, 2008)