Timeline History

Medical History Timeline 1901 - 1910



Year Medical Discovery / Inventions medical articles / thesis
Famous Births/Deaths Medical Equipments Medical Events
1901 Karl Landsteiner discovers the existence of different human blood types       Major reorganization of American Medical Association greatly strengthens its professional and political influence.

Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research opens in New York City.
         
1902          
1903   electrocardiograph invented by Willem Einthoven        
1904 English physicians William Maddock Bayliss and Ernest H. Starling propose that hormones act as chemical messengers through which organs regulate bodily functions. National Tuberculosis Association (now American Lung Association) is founded to encourage prevention and cure of tuberculosis.

National Federation of Advertising Clubs of America is founded, and takes as one of its objectives discouraging fraudulent advertising; group is subsequently renamed Associated Advertising Clubs of America, and later "of the World".
     
1905          
1906 German researcher August von Wasserman introduces diagnostic test for syphilis.

Frederick Hopkins suggests the existence of vitamins and suggests that a lack of vitamins causes scurvy and rickets
Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins suggests the existence of vitamins and concludes they are essential to health.        
1907 Clemens Von Pirquet introduces skin test for TB.

Paul Ehrlich develops a chemotherapeutic cure for sleeping sickness
  First successful human blood transfusion using Landsteiner's ABO blood typing technique        
1908 Victor Horsley and R. Clarke invents the stereotactic method        
1909   National Committee for Mental Hygiene founded to promote prevention and cure of mental diseases.        
1910   Death of Elizabeth Blackwell (first woman to practice modern medicine )          
Year Medical Discovery / Inventions medical articles / thesis
Famous Births/Deaths Medical Equipments Medical Events


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