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Helicobacter Pioneers: Firsthand Accounts from the Scientists who Discovered Helicobacters 1892 - 1982

Barry Marshall



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Blackwell Publishing
07 June 2005
History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Bacteriology (non-medical)
Blackwell is proud to announce Professor Barry Marshall, along with Dr. Robin Warren, have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

Providing background and the human touch of a discovery process taking almost a century, Helicobacter Pioneers is a collection of accounts from pioneering researchers of Helicobacter pylori, of who had firsthand knowledge of the pioneer.

A remarkable work with original accounts that will never date, this book will inspire readers interested in gastroenterology, microbiology, or any facet of medical or scientific history.
Edited by:   Barry Marshall
Imprint:   Blackwell Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 181mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   464g
ISBN:   9780867930351
ISBN 10:   0867930357
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   07 June 2005
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreward.Preface.List of Contributors.Acknowledgements * Helicobacters were discovered in Italy in 1892: An episode in the scientific life of an eclectic pathlogist, Giulio Bizzozero.Natale Figura and Laura Bianciardi * The discovery of Helicobacter pylori in Japan.Yoshihiro Fukuda, Tadashi Shimoyama, Takahashi Shimoyana and Barry J Marshall * An early study of human stomach bacteria.A Stone Freedberg * Gastric urease in ulcer patients in the 1940's: The Irish connection.Humphrey J O'Connor and Colm A O'Morian * How it was discovered in Belgium and the USA (1955 -1976) that gastric urease was caused by a bacterial infection.Charles S Lieber * A personal history of giving birth to the cohort phenomenon of peptic ulcer disease.Amnon Sonnenberg * John Lykoudis: The general practitioner in Greece who in 1958 discovered the etiology and a treatment of peptic ulcer disease.Basil Rigas and Efstathios D Papavassiliou * How I discovered helicobacters in Boston in 1967.Susumu Ito * How we discovered in China in 1972 that antibiotics cure peptic ulcer.Shu-Dong Xiao, Yao Shi and Wen-Zheng Liu Helicobacter pylori was discovered in Russia in 1974.Igor A Morozov * The discovery of Helicobacter pylori in England in the 1970's.Howard W Steer * We grew the first Helicobacter and didn't even know it!.Adrian Lee, Michael Phillips and Jani O'Rourke The Dallas experience with acute Helicobacter pylori infection.Walter L Peterson, William Harford and Barry J Marshall * The discovery of Helicobacter pylori in Perth, Western Australia.J Robin Warren * The discovery of Helicobacter pylori, a spiral bacterium, caused peptic ulcer disease.Barry J Marshall Helicobacter pylori treatment in the past and in the 21st Century.Peter Unge .Index

Barry J. Marshall - Curriculum Vitae Barry J. Marshall, born September 30, 1951, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Academic Education and Appointments 1968-74 M.B., B.S., Univ. of Western Australia 1977-84 Registrar, Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital 1985-86 NHMRC Research Fellow, Gastroenterology, Royal Perth Hospital 1986-94 Research Fellow and Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Virginia 1996 Professor of Research in Internal Medicine, Univ. of Virginia 1997 Clinical Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Western Australia 1999 Clinical Professor of Microbiology, Univ. of Western Australia 2003 NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Univ. of Western Australia Selected Honours and Awards 1994 Warren Alpert Prize (shared with J.R. Warren) 1995 Australian Medical Association Award (shared with J.R. Warren) 1995 Albert Lasker Award 1996 Gairdner Award 1997 Paul Ehrlich Prize (shared with J.R. Warren) 1998 DR AH Heineken Prize for Medicine, Amsterdam 1998 Florey Medal, Canberra 1998 Buchanan Medal, Royal Society 1999 Benjamin Franklin Medal for Life Sciences, Philadelphia 2002 Keio Medical Science Prize 2003 Australian Centenary Meda 2005 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (shared with J.R. Warren)

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