Historical Tidbit: Dr. David Marine (20 September 1880 to 6 November 1976) and NaI as goiter prophylaxis

Historical Tidbit: Dr. David Marine (20 September 1880 to 6 November 1976) and NaI as goiter prophylaxis Submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D David Marine,…

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Historical Tidbit: Graves’ disease….or is it?

Historical Tidbit: Graves’ disease….or is it? Submitted by Evan Graber, DO In 1835 an Irish physician Sir Robert Graves first reported 4 women with “violent and…

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Historical Tidbit: Early evidence of psychosocial effects on growth -Frederick II (13th century Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and King of Italy and Germany)

Historical Tidbit: Early evidence of psychosocial effects on growth -Frederick II (13th century Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and King of Italy and Germany) Submitted…

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Historical Tidbit: A cautionary genetics tidbit

Historical Tidbit: A cautionary genetics tidbit Submitted by Walter L. Miller, MD Whole exome sequencing (WES) aims to determine the sequence of all protein-coding segments (‘exons’)…

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History Tidbit: The adjustable micropipette

History Tidbit: The adjustable micropipette Submitted by Walter Miller In our youth, many of us used glass pipettes to make buffers and other solutions. Following the…

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Historical Tidbit: H. Franklin Bunn (7/7, 1935- )

Historical Tidbit: H. Franklin Bunn (July 7, 1935- ) Submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Franklin Bunn, a hematologist noted (with Gabbay and Gallop) that…

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History Tidbit: Frederick Sanger (13 August 1913 to 19 November 2013) and the structure of insulin

History Tidbit: Frederick Sanger (13 August 1913 to 19 November 2013) and the structure of insulin Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Frederick Sanger obtained a doctorate…

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Historical Tidbit: Nicolae Paulsecu (Nicola Paulesco) (October 30, 1869-July 17, 1931)

Nicolae Paulsecu (Nicola Paulesco) (October 30, 1869-July 17, 1931) Submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Nicolae Paulescu, a Romanian physician/physiologist, studied and began his research…

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Historical Tidbit: Georg Ludwig Zülzer (George Ludwig Zuelzer) April 10, 1870-October 16, 1949

History Tidbit: Georg Ludwig Zülzer (George Ludwig Zuelzer) April 10, 1870-October 16, 1949 submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Georg Zülzer was a German physician…

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Historic Tidbit: Marcel –Eugene-Émile Gley (January 18, 1857-October 24, 1930)

Historic Tidbit: Marcel –Eugene-Émile Gley (January 18, 1857-October 24, 1930) Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Eugene Gley studied medicine at Montpellier and Nancy receiving his doctorate…

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