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Avicenna and his canon: an illustrated edition from 1595 in the Bernard Becker Medical Library

This beautiful series of woodcuts (Figure 1-6) shows Avicenna’s recommended spinal manipulations for dislocation of the vertebrae.  I found them a few weeks ago in a Latin edition of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine published by Giunta family (Juntas) in Venice in 1595.
Stanley Misler, MD, PhD

43rd Historia Medica - Stanley Misler, MD, PhD

Dr. Misler’s lecture will highlight Paul E. Lacy (1924-2005), former head of the Washington University’s Department of Pathology, and his groundbreaking research of endocrine cells in the pancreas that led to the discovery and success of islet transplants...
WU Record, September 5, 1974.

WU Record now available in Becker Library's Digital Commons

Over 1,200 past issues of the Washington University Record have been uploaded to the Digital Commons @ Becker, the School of Medicine’s digital repository maintained by the Becker Library. 
STL 250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake at WU School of Medicine

2014 Notable Anniversaries

As a new year begins, it is traditional to look back at the year that was. 2014 was unique in the number of notable anniversaries celebrating events which in some way had profound effects on the history of Washington University School of Medicine.

Early Modern Book Construction: What are all those Letters and Symbols?

It’s not unusual to arrive at the last page of an early modern book and see a list of all the letters in the alphabet.  There might even be some additional symbols, along with yet anothe

The Perfect Gift from Santa is a Bottle of Vi-Daylin

Sometimes the most interesting and fun items in a collection are the oddballs. Take a look at this special Christmas edition of Abbott Laboratories’ in-house magazine What’s New from December 1953.
Spinal cord images, La dissection des parties du corps humain, 1546

Estienne spinal cord detail, 1546

In "Neuroanniversary 2008," Paul Eling gave readers of the Journal of the history of Neuroscience, a  chronology of people and ideas to celebrate that year. The following entry for 1564 in "Neuroanniversary 2014," the sixth...
Atlas des peripherischen Nervensystems des menschlichen Körpers by Rüdinger.

42nd Historia Medica lecture - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Dr. Susan Mackinnon, Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine, will present the 42nd Historia Medica Lecture on Thursday, December 4th.