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News, Treasures, and Musings

The Impact of Leo Loeb and the new guide to the Leo Loeb Papers at the Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine.

Leo Loeb (1869-1959) was a pioneer in transplantation research beginning with his thesis required for an M.D. at the University of Zurich awarded in 1897. For his thesis, Loeb conducted skin cell transplantation using guinea pigs and he continued transplantation research until 1941.

New Acquisition for the McKellops Collection

The Becker Medical Library has recently acquired a copy of Niccoló Leonico Tomeo’s Opuscula nuper in lucem aedita quorum nomina proxima habentur pagella, published in 1525 in Venice.

Women at Washington University: Hemprova P. Ghosh McDonald (1918-2014)

A letter from Calcutta...  I hope you are in receipt of my last letter of May 3, 1950. I am writing to you for one of my friends Mrs. Dr. H.P. Ghosh. She is a brilliant worker, original and painstaking. Quite unfortunately she has very recently lost her husband and coworker through Leukemia. She wants to devote the rest of her life in research on cancer, particularly on leukemia, for which as you know there is hardly any proper facility in India. 

"For when her parted lips disclosed to view / Those ruined arches, veiled in ebon hue" - Solyman Brown's Dentologia

National Poetry Month is making its exit from our calendars, so we will pay it a fond farewell with Solyman Brown’s Dentologia: A Poem on the Diseases of the Teeth, and Their Proper Remedies.  For who among us has not at one point contemplated our mouths’ cavern of horrors and thought, “Now that is the stuff of poetry”?

The Washington University Publications Collection - Over 100 Years of University History Available Online

The annual School of Medicine Alumni Weekend will take place April 23-26 and what a perfect time to showcase a popular Digital Commons@Becker collection that brings together over 100 years of School  of Medicine and Washington University history.

National Poetry Month - Mark Akenside

April is National Poetry Month!  Although you might not think of looking in a medical collection to find poetry, you’d be surprised – there are more than a few poet-doctors sprinkled throughout our rare book collections.
Antonella Rastelli, M.D.

45th Historia Medica Lecture - Dr. Antonella Rastelli

Antonella Rastelli, M.D. will present the 45th Historia Medica Lecture titled, "Heart to Heart: The Life and Letters of Dr. Giancarlo Rastelli, Pioneer of Cardiothoracic Surgery" on Thursday, March 26, 4:30-5:30pm at the Becker Library.

Women's History Month: Female Authors of Obstetric Texts

It is impossible for anyone who has done reading in the history of medicine to escape the fact that it is a history dominated by the writings and discoveries of men.  It is such a male-dominat