Timeline History

Medical History Timeline 1921 - 1930



Year Medical Discovery / Inventions medical articles / thesis
Famous Births/Deaths Medical Equipments Medical Events
1921 Earle Dickson invented this protective attachable dressing for cuts & scrapes.(Band-Aid)

Edward Mellanby discovers vitamin D and shows that its absence causes rickets.
                 
1922 Banting, Macleod, Best and Collip invented the process for insulin in 1922 which became the treatment for diabetes.
Birth of Christiaan Barnard (performed first heart transplant )      
1923 First vaccine for diphtheria.        
1924   Willem Einthoven won the Nobel prize for inventing the electrocardiograph.        
1925          
1926 First vaccine for pertussis (whooping cough).        
1927 First vaccine for tuberculosis.

First vaccine for tetanus.
         
1928 Alexander Fleming invented Penicillin        
1929 Hans Berger discovers human electroencephalography Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins receives the 1929 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.        
1930     Landsteiner receives the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine        
Year Medical Discovery / Inventions medical articles / thesis
Famous Births/Deaths Medical Equipments Medical Events


Medical History Timeline 1911-1920

Medical History Timeline 1931-1940

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