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The College is counting down to the NHS’ 70th birthday, which takes place on 5th July 2018. As part of this we’re...

The College library, thanks to a Wellcome Research Resources Grant, has a new Cataloguer.

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This collection of medicines and Chinese dolls was donated to the College by a Fellow, Dr Alison Kerr OBE. The...

The College has established an annual award for history of medicine research. This award is sponsored by Leo...

The College is keen to grow our collections relating to the history of medicine. Our focus is particularly on the...

Sir Alexander Morison (1779-1866) was an early forensic psychiatrist who specialised in mental and cerebral illness...

bibliography, n.

  • A list of the books of a particular author, printer, or country, or of those...

Marcus Terentius Varro (116–27 bc)
De re rustica
Venice, 1514

The idea that certain diseases were...

Galen (130–200 ad)
De tumoribus praeter naturam
Basle, 1542

Galen considered neoplasms to be due...

Tancred Robinson (d. 1748)
A letter giving an account of one Henry Jenkins a Yorkshire Man who attained the...