Who’s who in Renaissance Anatomy Mr McDonald
Key Individuals <ul><li>Johannes Guinter </li></ul><ul><li>Andreas Vesalius </li></ul><ul><li>William Harvey </li></ul><ul...
Johannes Guinter  (also known as Winter) <ul><li>Translated a text by Galen. </li></ul><ul><li>This superseded the standar...
Andreas Vesalius <ul><li>Anatomist and Professor at Padua. </li></ul><ul><li>He created  Tabulae Sex ,  Letters on Venesec...
William Harvey <ul><li>Studied at Padua. </li></ul><ul><li>Examined the circulation of the blood and the heart. </li></ul>...
Realdo Columbo <ul><li>Succeeded Vesalius when he died in Jerusalem. </li></ul><ul><li>He proved that blood flowed from th...
Gabriele Falloppia <ul><li>Again at Padua! </li></ul><ul><li>He researched the working of the womb! </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
Geronimo Fabricius <ul><li>Padua yet again. </li></ul><ul><li>Seriously…Is there anywhere else? </li></ul><ul><li>He worke...
Key Point <ul><li>Vesalius was a general anatomist, men such as Falloppia and Fabricus were more specialised in their unde...
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Who’S Who In Renaissance Anatomy

  1. 1. Who’s who in Renaissance Anatomy Mr McDonald
  2. 2. Key Individuals <ul><li>Johannes Guinter </li></ul><ul><li>Andreas Vesalius </li></ul><ul><li>William Harvey </li></ul><ul><li>Realdo Colombo* </li></ul><ul><li>Gabriele Fallopia* </li></ul><ul><li>Fabricius* </li></ul><ul><li>You might not have heard of these – don’t worry </li></ul>
  3. 3. Johannes Guinter (also known as Winter) <ul><li>Translated a text by Galen. </li></ul><ul><li>This superseded the standard medical text which was again a translation of Galen’s work. </li></ul><ul><li>This book however was far superior to the earlier translation by De Luzzi. </li></ul><ul><li>He taught Vesalius too! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Andreas Vesalius <ul><li>Anatomist and Professor at Padua. </li></ul><ul><li>He created Tabulae Sex , Letters on Venesection and Fabric of the Human Body . </li></ul><ul><li>He used art to help pass on greater understanding of the human body. </li></ul><ul><li>He corrected the work of Galen. </li></ul>
  5. 5. William Harvey <ul><li>Studied at Padua. </li></ul><ul><li>Examined the circulation of the blood and the heart. </li></ul><ul><li>He wrote his ideas down in ‘On the motion of the human heart’. </li></ul><ul><li>He showed the heart was a pump and that blood flowed one way. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Realdo Columbo <ul><li>Succeeded Vesalius when he died in Jerusalem. </li></ul><ul><li>He proved that blood flowed from the right to left ventricle via the lungs. </li></ul><ul><li>He noted that the blood changed colour (mixing with air). </li></ul><ul><li>He published De Re Anatomico in 1559. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gabriele Falloppia <ul><li>Again at Padua! </li></ul><ul><li>He researched the working of the womb! </li></ul><ul><li>The Fallopian tubes are named after him! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Geronimo Fabricius <ul><li>Padua yet again. </li></ul><ul><li>Seriously…Is there anywhere else? </li></ul><ul><li>He worked prior to Harvey on circulation studying the valves in the veins. </li></ul><ul><li>He published De Venarum Ostolis in 1603. </li></ul><ul><li>He taught William Harvey! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key Point <ul><li>Vesalius was a general anatomist, men such as Falloppia and Fabricus were more specialised in their understanding of anatomy. </li></ul>
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