Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine: Resources
In 1997, British author J. K. Rowling introduced the world to Harry Potter and a literary phenomenon was born. Millions of readers have followed Harry to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where he discovers his heritage, encounters new plants
This page has been created to provide further information regarding the National Library of Medicine exhibit, Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, which is currently on display at the Health Sciences Library.
Paracelsus -born Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bomabastushe was a Swiss German Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and general occultist .Addtionally, Paracelsus credited as the founder of modern toxicology,
Ambroise Paré - One of the fathers of surgery and modern forensic pathology and a pioneer in surgical techniques and battlefield medicine, especially in the treatment of wounds. He was also an anatomist and invented several surgical instruments.
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