Edward Jenner

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English physician who pioneered vaccination


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Vaccine comes from the Latin for cow, vacca, as Dr Edward Jenner is famously said to have used the cowpox virus to inoculate an eight-year-old boy, his gardener's son, against deadly smallpox in one of the most ethically dubious, but successful, experiments in history.
Edward Jenner later started using scabs from cowpox to "inoculate" a milder disease, which was close enough to prevent smallpox, too.
From Hippocrates of Ancient Greece, whose principled oath remains an integral part of medical practice to this day, to medieval abbess Hildegard of Bingen, Arabs Ibn Sina and Al-Razi, Renaissance scholar of anatomy Andreas Vesalius, Edward Jenner (known as "the father of immunology" for his inventions of inoculation and the smallpox vaccine) and many more, Great Men and Women in the History of Medicine examines a wide array of dedicated individuals whose work has saved countless lives through the centuries.
Smallpox vaccination, using the method pioneered by doctor and scientist Edward Jenner, first took place in Berkeley in 1819.
Smallpox vaccination, using the method pioneered by Edward Jenner at Berkeley, first took place in the town in 1819.
com)-- The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a June 5 visit to the Edward Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts, 1119 N.
En 1796 Edward Jenner observo que los campesinos que ordenaban vacas enfermas de viruela bovina (virus cowpox) revelaban lesiones vesiculares leves denominadas "nodulos de los ordenadores" y no se enfermaban de viruela humana.
Recently, VGX-3100 won the Edward Jenner Poster Award First Prize, a prestigious award that recognized the most promising research at the fifth Vaccine and ISV Global Congress, stated the company.
He was at school with Edward Jenner, with whom he maintained a lifelong friendship; indeed, Jenner's classical publication on vaccination in smallpox was dedicated to 'My Dear Friend'.
5 October 2011 - Inovio Pharmaceuticals (AMEX:INO) said on Tuesday that its project for the development of a therapeutic synthetic vaccine for cancer was the winner of the Edward Jenner Poster Award First Prize at the recent 5th Vaccine and ISV Global Congress.
Edward Jenner demonstrated in 1796 that inoculation using fluid from cowpox lesions could safely prevent smallpox.
Other choices include the Longthorpe Tower in Peterborough, where the Middle Ages linger on in the form of a chamber rediscovered after the Second World War, decorated with murals that cover all aspects of medieval existence (the accompanying text adopts the refreshing perspective of encouraging the viewer to see how different people used to be, rather than drawing out the similarities); and Gloucestershire's Edward Jenner Museum, which commemorates the first attempts at vaccination, when Jenner, intrigued by local lore that claimed those who caught cowpox were rendered immune to smallpox, injected his gardener's son with the former, to check the tale's veracity.
Vaccination against infectious diseases was pioneered by Edward Jenner in the 18th century.
Edward Jenner, An Inquiry Into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae, or Cow-Pox (1798)
English physician Edward Jenner coined the term vaccination in 1796 to describe inserting pus from cowpox lesions into open cuts on human patients to prevent smallpox.