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  • 250

    C. 2500 BCE - Blood Treament

    C. 2500 BCE - Blood Treament
    Egytians started treating the injured by making them bleed.Tomb pictures show drawings off patients bleeding from the neck and feet.
  • 500

    C 500 BCE - Greek discoveries

    C 500 BCE - Greek discoveries
    Greek thinkers begin to start doing animal disections and one names Alcmaeon of Croton, discoveres that arteries and veins are dissimilar within the body.
  • 555

    C 450-400 BCE - "ROOTS"

    C 450-400 BCE - "ROOTS"
    A Greek philosopher Empedocles, theorizes that the heart is the organ of sense and that all matter is composed of four natural elements. Simply which are fire, water, air and earth. Almost like the Avatar!
  • 580

    C 350 BCE - Aristotle hit the lotto!

    C 350 BCE - Aristotle hit the lotto!
    Aristotle, a Greek philosopher stated that the heart is the central organ of the body and that is is the base of the soul. Aristotle disected many animals and studied the anatomy and physiology of the bodies and at the end of his studies he concluded that the heart is a three chambered organ in animals, along with humans.
  • Feb 18, 600

    C 300 BCE - Human dissections

    C 300 BCE - Human dissections
    Herophilus of Chalcedon publicly disected human bodies and he discovered that arteries are thicker than veins and carry blood.
  • Feb 20, 650

    C 130 CE - 200 CE - MAJOR FOUNDATION

    C 130 CE - 200 CE - MAJOR FOUNDATION
    Claudius Galenus, through many disections states that blood travels through veins, that blood is formed in the liver, and that arteries and veins are completely distinct. This was strong ground to keep the study of blood flowing into more detailed discoveries.
  • Feb 20, 1200

    Mid 1200s - Progress!!

    Mid 1200s - Progress!!
    Ibn al-Nafis discovers the idea of the flow of blood to and from the lungs. Or in more scientific terms, pulmonary circulation.
  • Feb 20, 1553

    1553- MAJOR MISTAKE

    1553- MAJOR MISTAKE
    Spanish physician and theologist Michael Servetus says that instead of blood through the wall between the ventricles, it flows from one side of the heart to the lungs. He was later killed.....
  • 1603- Drawings!

    1603- Drawings!
    Fabricius, an anatomist publishes a book with the first drawings of vein valves.
  • 1628- PUBLISHED AND SAID.

    1628- PUBLISHED AND SAID.
    William Harvey, a British physician publishes a book in which he states that blood circulates within the body and is pumped by the heart.
  • 1658- FINALLY SEEN!

    1658- FINALLY SEEN!
    A young 21 year old by the name of Jan Swammerdam is said to be the first person ever to observe and describe red blood cells at a microscopic level.
  • 1661- Observation!

    1661- Observation!
    Marcello Malpighi, a Italian anatomists observes the capillary system using the rudimentary microscope. This was a great advancement in the history of blood.
  • 1665- Tranfusion fusion fusion fusion!

    1665- Tranfusion fusion fusion fusion!
    Richard Lower, from England performs the first recorded blood transfusion on dogs. This was the first recorded acount so perhaps there could of been one way before.
  • 1667- Continued.... Fusion fusion fusion!!! FUSION!!!

    1667- Continued.... Fusion fusion fusion!!! FUSION!!!
    Jean- Baptiste Denis transfuses a teenage boy with calfs blood. He also teams up with Richard Lower to work on another succesful patient.
  • 1670- THE STOP to fusion.. fusion. fusionssss :(

    1670- THE STOP to fusion.. fusion. fusionssss :(
    Due to some suing, the French Parliament's ban all tranfusions on humans. This later went on to other countries such as England and Rome.
  • 1674- Elaborate descriptions

    1674- Elaborate descriptions
    Anton van Leeuwenhoek elaborates on red blood cells, giving a more precise description and saying their size is "25,000 times smaller than a fine grain of sand."
  • 1771- IN DEPTH

    1771- IN DEPTH
    William Hewson gets into more detail of blood coagulation. The substance is a key component in the clotting process, known as fibrogen.
  • 1795- NOT PUBLISHED, NO GOOD

    1795- NOT PUBLISHED, NO GOOD
    Philip Syng Physick performs the first human to human transfusion, however, his work is not published. NOT PUBLISHED, NO GOOD.
  • 1818- PUBLISHED, GOOD!!

    1818- PUBLISHED, GOOD!!
    James Blundell performs the first PUBLISHED human to human, hermano to hermano blood transfusion. The blood was from donors. The patient was thought to be okay and show improvement but then later died!
  • 1874- PLATELETS

    1874- PLATELETS
    Sir William Osler theorizes that the bulk of clots in blood vessels are due to small fragments from bone marrow. They are now called PLATELETS.
  • 1901- Blood types

    1901- Blood types
    Karl Landsteiner states that there are 2 groups of blood. There is A, B, and C. But for some weird reason, he changed C to O. These are still used in present day.
  • 1902- ONE MORE!

    1902- ONE MORE!
    Karl Landsteiner colleagues Alfred von Decastello and Adriano Sturli discover a fourth blood group. It was AB. The four blood types these men discovered are how we categorize ourselves to this day.
  • 1907- Be careful..

    1907- Be careful..
    Dr. Ludvig Hektoen recommends other doctors to start checking the blood of donors. He recommended it so there wouldn't be signs of incompatibility before transfusion.
  • 1914- Discoveries

    1914- Discoveries
    Researchers Albert Hustin and reseracher Luis Agote, ironicly around the same time discovered that adding sodium citrate to blood will prevent it from clotting. The findings were later published!
  • 1914- Discoveries

    1914- Discoveries
    Researchers Albert Hustin and Luis Agote discover that adding sodium citrate to blood will prevent it from clotting. These findings were later published.
  • 1915- More History

    1915- More History
    Dr. Richard Lewisohn formulated the optimum concentration of sodium citrate. It can be mixed with donor blood to prevent coagulation. These findings were not dangerous whatsoever.
  • 1916- STORE

    1916- STORE
    Francis Peyton Rous and J.R.Turner develop a citrate glucose solution. This allowed blood to be stored for future blood transfusions.
  • 1917- War is a time of need

    1917- War is a time of need
    Dr. Oswald Robertson establishes the first blood depot during world war I. The blood type he stored was type O.
  • 1922- 1937 ' Blood banks'

    1922- 1937 ' Blood banks'
    During these years, many doctors and researchers established blood transfusion banks in which they stored blood. These banks were emerging all throughout the world.
  • 1939- 1940 - Unkown

    1939- 1940 - Unkown
    Dr. R.E. Stetson and Dr. Philip Levine discovered an unknown antibody in the blood of a woman. The discovery of Rh blood group is presented!
  • 1941-1947 Blood Drives

    1941-1947 Blood Drives
    Organizations start organizing blood drives in support for war causes. These organizations helped save thousands to millions of lives.
  • 1948- Plastic CAN be good

    1948- Plastic CAN be good
    Dr. Carl W. Walter devolps a plastic bag to store blood. Prior to this, blood was stored in glass containers but they weren't very efficient. This simply impacted blood storing in a positive way.
  • 1959- LAZERS!

    1959- LAZERS!
    Dr. Max Perutz identifies the structure of hemoglobin. Hemogoblin is the protein within red blood cells that carries oxygen.
  • 1971- Another pointless title

    1971- Another pointless title
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg identifies a substance on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. The substance triggered the production of antibodies, which leads on to identifying infected donors.
  • 1981- AIDS

    1981- AIDS
    The first accounts of the sydrome aids were found. They were first found in gay men. This disease came to be one of the deadliest in mankind.
  • 1985- Give credit where credit is due

    1985- Give credit where credit is due
    The United States and France decide to share credit. Along with the sales of test kits for the virus.
  • 1987-2002 MORE CASES

    1987-2002 MORE CASES
    More blood infectious diseases are found. Tests are conducted that immediately detects the genetic material of viruses like HCV and HIV.