Important People in Medicine

What scientist published germ theory in 1861?
Pasteur
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Who established a school for nurses at St Thomas' Hospital in 1860?
Nightingale
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Who published a work of accurate anatomical pictures and corrected Galen's ideas on the jawbone?
Vesalius
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Who discovered radium could shrink growths and tumours?
Franklin
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Who identified Salvarsan 606; a 'magic bullet' to target syphilis? (Two people)
Ehrlich & Hata
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Who discovered anti-toxins and used this in the treatment of diphtheria?
Behring
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Who discovered penicillin by chance?
Fleming
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Who discovered the structure of DNA? (Two people)
Crick & Watson
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Who developed the theory of the four humours?
Hippocrates
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Who was the first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain? (Full name)
Garrett Anderson
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Who pushed through NHS in 1948?
Bevan
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Who wrote a report on living conditions in 1842?
Chadwick
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Who found Prontosil to cure blood poisoning?
Domagk
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Who proved the link between cholera and water in 1854?
Snow
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Who developed penicillin as a treatment and in quantity? (Two people)
Chain & Florey
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Who trained doctors like Jenner, conducted experiments and kept a collection of anatomical specimens?
Hunter
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Who took the first photo of DNA? (Two people)
Marie & Pierre Curie
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Who built the sewer system in London?
Bazalgette
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Who sued cold blooded animals in experiments and showed the heart was a pump?
Harvey
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What doctor proved the link between germs and human disease?
Koch
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Who developed a vaccine for smallpox?
Jenner
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Who developed the theory of opposites and wrote over 350 texts on medicine?
Galen
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