Sunday, 7 July 2013

Fathers in medicine

Father of Concept of Evolution - Empedocles (495-425 B.C.)
Father of Medicine - Hippocrates (460-375 B.C.)
Father of Biology, Embryology and Zoology - Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
Father of Botany and Ecology - Theophrastus (370-287 B.C.)
Father of Anatomy - Andreas Vesalius (1514 -1564)
Father of Comparative Anatomy - George Cuvier (1769-1832)
Father of Microscopic Anatomy - Morcello Malpighi (1628-1694)
Father of Plant Anatomy - N. Grew (1641-1712)
Father/Founder of Histology - Francois Bichat (1717-1802)
Father of Microscopy - Antony van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723)
Father of Cytology - Robert Hooke (1635-1703)
Father of Modern Cytology - Swanson
Father of Taxonomy & Nomenclature - Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778)
Founder of Embryology - C.F. Wolff (1738-1794)
Father of Modern Embryology - Von Baer (1792-1876)
Father of Immunology - Edward Jenner (1749-1823)
Father of Epidemiology - John Snow
Father of Biochemistry - Liebig
Father of Plant Physiology - Stephen Hales (1677-1761)
Father of Experimental Physiology - Galen
Father of Mycology - Micheli
Father of Bryology - Hedwig

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