Medical Investigation 1

Timeline created by conner_munsell
  • Period: 500 to

    Medical History

  • Period: 500 to Dec 31, 1500

    Middle Ages

  • Sep 4, 900

    Rhazes discovered difference between smallpox and measles

    Galen; tracheotomy
  • Sep 9, 1140

    Roger of Sicily forbade anyone from practicing medicine without a license

    Roger of Sicily forbade anyone from practicing medicine without a license
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to

    Renaissance

  • Sep 4, 1300

    Islamic hospitals;health care for the sick

  • Sep 9, 1347

    An outbreak of bubonic plague broke out in Istanbul (modern day Turkey).

  • Sep 4, 1400

    Frenchwoman Jacoba Felicie tries to practice medicine but is denied

    Frenchwoman Jacoba Felicie tries to practice medicine but is denied
  • Sep 9, 1500

    physicians began to learn more about the human body

    physicians began to learn more about the human body
  • Period: to

    Industrial Revolution

  • use of scientific method begins

  • Robert Hooke reflective microscope

  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek describes bacteria

  • Francis Bacon uses microscope to discover plague fleas

  • anecdotal began to gave way to the tried and tested.

  • Humphry Davy discovered several chemical elements and compoundsinvented miner’s safety lamp

    Humphry Davy discovered several chemical elements and compoundsinvented miner’s safety lamp
  • Edward Jenner develops a method to protect people from smallpox by exposing them to the cowpox virus.

  • Robert Koch founder of bacteriology discovered the anthrax disease cyclediscovered the bacteria responsible for TB and cholera

  • Period: to

    Modern World

  • bubonic plague hits San Francisco

    bubonic plague hits San Francisco
  • First vaccine for lyme disease

  • First draft of human genome is announced; the finalized version is released three years later.

  • discovered how to use human skin cells to create embryonic stem cells.

    discovered how to use human skin cells to create embryonic stem cells.
  • The FDA approves the first human clinical trials in the United States for a wearable artificial kidney

  • DNA from an extinct woolly mammoth was spliced into that of an elephant. Scientists then successfully used the "revived" DNA to sequence the mammoth's complete genome.

    DNA from an extinct woolly mammoth was spliced into that of an elephant. Scientists then successfully used the "revived" DNA to sequence the mammoth's complete genome.