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Anatomist

Marian Diamond

Marian Diamond About Neuroanatomy researcher known for her research on the effect of the environment on the brain. She has served as a professor of anatomy at the University of Califoria Berkley, where she also attended. Other Informations She was a letter-winning tennis player at the University of California, Berkley. She received the award for …

Anatomist

Florence Sabin

Florence Sabin About The first woman to head the American Association of Anatomists and to become a permanent member of the National Academy of Sciences, she was also the first female professor at Johns Hopkins University’s medical school. Other Informations After graduating from Smith College in the late 1800s, she taught high school math and …

Anatomist

Edgar Allen

Edgar Allen About American anatomist and physiologist who discovered estrogen and had a role in creating the field of endocrinology. Other Informations He went to Brown University and served in World War I before later being appointed the chair of anatomy at the University of Missouri. He also served in the United States Coast Guard …

Anatomist

Bertram Windle

Bertram Windle About British anatomist, archaeologist and scientist who rose to prominence in the early 1900s. He published a number of books and essays throughout his career, including the book The Church and Science in 1917. Other Informations He was born and raised in Mayfield Vicarage, Staffordshire. He was the Librarian of the University Philosophical …

Anatomist

Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius About Physician who wrote one of the most influential books on human anatomy, On the Fabric of the Human Body, and is considered the founder of modern anatomy. Other Informations He had to flee the chaos caused by tensions between the Holy Roman Empire and France. His work led to the discovery and …

Anatomist

Albrecht von Haller

Albrecht von Haller About Swiss anatomist, physiologist, and writer known for his contributions to botany and the study of anatomy. He was also a poet, having translated the poetry of Ovid and Virgil. Other Informations When he was young, he studied a number of languages, including Greek, Hebrew, Chaldee, and Latin. He is credited in …