"Andreas Vesalius (1515-1564): A Pioneer in Medicine", a lecture by Professor Damiano Rondelli - November 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

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Presented on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius, a professor of anatomy at the University of Padova, who in 1543 radically changed the course of the history of medicine. At the time, the center of the world for science and medicine was Padova.

Vesalio, of Belgium origins, graduated from the University of Padova where he remained as a teacher of anatomy. For the first time in public he fostered the direct observation of the dissection of cadavers.

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