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Andreas Vesalius

anatomy history project January 2013

Zoe Johnson

on 3 February 2013

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Works Cited Andreas Vesalius 1514-1564 Immediate family -Comes from a family of physicians and pharmacists (Columbia University)

-Father and grandfather - Holy Roman Empire

-Studied medicine in Paris and was forced to leave because of the war ("Andreas Vesalius") Cadaver- a dead body or corpse used for medical teaching Education-How he was so successful -Graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium after spending 1529-1533 there

-Spent 1533-1536 in Padua in Northern Italy getting his medical doctorate

-1537- offered a chair position on the board of surgery and anatomy at Padua University

-Noted as the professor of anatomy ("Andreas Vesalius") Fun Facts! What he did that helped... -Made his own charts for blood
types and dissections
-pamphlet on treatments for doctors-
blood streams
-wrote the book 'De Humani Corporis
Fabrica" (The Fabric of the Human Body) As a result... 1539- The judge of
Paduan gave him
the right for criminal
-got a job as a physician
for Emperor Charles V

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72.jpg http://www.comptonhistory.com/images/vesalius04.jpg http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_RXJAxdTuC0M/TLOmqBl7xhI/AAAAAAAAACY/duw-TVD-hH4/s1600/vesalius.jpg http://www.nndb.com/people/270/000085015/andreas-vesalius-2-sized.jpg color photo of the crowd:
http://www.codex99.com/anatomy/images/fabrica_color_sm.jpg http://www2.fiu.edu/~condon/fabrica.gif http://dodd.cmcvellore.ac.in/hom/12%20-%20Vaselins.j http://www.codex99.com/anatomy/images/fabrica_color_lg.jpg -Zoe Johnson Discoveries on anatomy Teaching - His Revolutionary Work -First person ever to dissect a cadaver by himself
-Doing this he proved Galen (a second-century anatomist) wrong
-Galen- tried to apply animal structure to the human body (essentially saying we were all the same)
-It was illegal to use human cadavers so Galen used apes resulting in many errors in the human data (RM, Plc "Impact")
-it was through cadaver dissections Vesalius did this (Columbia University) Andreas Vesalius -Born December 31st, 1514
-Brussels, Belgium
-Great Education
-One of the founding fathers about the anatomy we know today

(Marcel) - "Vesalius disproved the widely held belief that men had one rib less than women."

- "He also believed, contrary to Aristotle's theory of the heart being the center of the mind and emotion, that the brain and the nervous system were the center." (RM, Plc "Andreas") "Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564)." BBC News. BBC, 2012.
Web. 29 Jan. 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/vesalius_andreas.shtml>.

Columbia University, Press. "Andreas Vesalius."
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2011): 1. History Reference Center. Web. 30 Jan. 2013. Http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=khh&AN=39038548&site=hrc-live

Marcel, Florkin. "Vesalius, Andreas." Britannica
Biographies (2012): 1. Biography Reference Center. Web. 2 Feb. 2013. Http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? Direct=true&db=b6h&AN=32425933&site=brc-live

RM, Plc. "Andreas Vesalius." Hutchinson's
Biography Database (2011): 1. History Reference Center. Web. 2 Feb. 2013. Http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=khh&AN=32237154&site=hrc-live

RM, Plc. "The Impact Of The Renaissance On
Medicine." Impact Of The Renaissance On Medicine (2006): 1. History Reference Center. Web. 2 Feb. 2013.http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=khh&AN=22070793&site=hrc-live http://www.vesaliusfabrica.com/fileadmin/karger.de/templates/images/0_Contentpics_1-spaltig_Querformat_big_900x600px_96dpi/2.4.2_Dissection_Table_Anatomy_Vesalius_Fabrica_Cp_1s_qf_big_900x600px.jpg http://mcgovern.library.tmc.edu/data/www/html/collect/anatomy/Vesalius/V0109B.jpg
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