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Galen

Two books by Galen published in 1528 and 1536

  Recently I cataloged two pocket size books 16th century books by Galen. The earlier imprint is on the dissection of the veins, arteries, and nerves (1528 ) and the later imprint by Galen is on palpitation, tremor, spasm and convulsions (1536...
St. Louis Globe-Democrat article on the Jewish Hospital hepatitis outbreak, 1962

A Hospital ‘Whodunit’: The Hepatitis Outbreak of 1962 at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

In 1962, a hepatitis outbreak strikes staff members at Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. Somewhere within the city is the source of the infection, likely contaminated food or water – but where? Learn how investigators tracked the source of the outbreak in what writers of the time called a hospital ‘whodunit.’
Clinics Building detail

A Foundation for the Next Century

Washington University began offering medical education it 1891.  For twenty-four years, the medical school was located in downtown St. Louis.  In the spring of 1915, faculty, staff, and students moved into the newly constructed North,...

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.