Born in 18th April 1955, in New Zealand, Professor Janet Eyre is a teacher of Pediatrics Neurosciences at the Newcastle University, United Kingdom. She has always been an enthusiast about cerebral plasticity and, therefore, been keen to develop several studies concerning the cerebral tissue’s ability to repair itself, especially after (…)
World-renowned scientists will tell you first-hand about their discoveries and research. Nobel Prize Laureate, Lasker-Debakey Prize, distinguished researchers and remarkable doctors will give us a rare glimpse of all the hard work behind some of the major discoveries of our time and tell us their story of what it took to get there.
I am not a pacifist. I am against war. Professor Luigi Strada (best known as Gino Strada) was born in Sesto San Giovanni (Milan, Italy) in April 21, 1948. He graduated at the Medical School of University of Milan and specialized in Emergency Surgery at the Postgraduate School of the (…)
Dr. Gilles Van Cutsem was born in Belgium but it is in tropical climates that he operates nowadays, both as a Medical Coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in South Africa and Lesotho, and as an Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and the Research of (…)
John Michael Bishop was born on 22nd February 1939 in York, Pennsylvania, to a Lutheran minister. After eight years of excellence in elementary school, it would be during his high school years that he would find the passion for science in his friendship with Dr. Robert Kough, his family physician, (…)
Sir Roy Calne was the father of immunosuppression in transplant patients, having developed the drug regimens needed to make the grafts last. These protocols were originally created for kidney transplants, but this knowledge was rapidly applied onto the transplantation of other organs: it paved the way for heart, lung, liver, (…)