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4001 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756 US

July 2019

Jul
30

Non-Fiction Book: A Brief History of Medicine: From Hippocrates to Gene Therapy

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Central Market, 4001 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756 US

“A Brief History of Medicine: from Hippocrates to Gene Therapy”By Paul StrathernAmong the many histories of medicine, Paul Strathern’s narrative stands out for its lively prose and colorful portraits of figures who broke with dogma and proved new paradigms. Even the expert reader will find much that is novel and nuanced, not only in stories about prominent characters like Galen and Harvey, but less well known individuals like the Venerable Bede, an English monk who revived Greek and Roman knowledge…

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