Greek philosophy and the birth of neuroscience

Many leading concepts in modern neuroscience find their origin in the speculation of ancient Greek philosophers and physicians. Continue reading “Greek philosophy and the birth of neuroscience”

Asclepiades of Bithynia (124-40 BCE); the Father of Molecular Medicine

Asclepiades of Bithynia is recognized as the first physician who established Hellenic Medicine in Rome. Nevertheless, he is surprisingly unknown given the important fact that he was the first physician who created a health and disease theory with apparent similarities to what is known today as molecular medicine. Continue reading “Asclepiades of Bithynia (124-40 BCE); the Father of Molecular Medicine”

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