The hunterian laboratory of experimental medicine

Kevin Ro, John L. Cameron, Michael W. Yeh

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The Hunterian Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, established at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1905, played a central role in the early history of American surgery. Created primarily by William Halsted with the help of Harvey Cushing, the Laboratory was a cornerstone of experimental surgical research as well as surgical education. This article examines the conception and early years of the Laboratory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1042-1048
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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