Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ludovico Maria Sforza

  • In pursuit of a new anatomy

    Roseanne F. ZhaoChicago, Illinois, United States The Brabantian physician and anatomist, Andreas Vesalius, is widely celebrated for breaking with Galenic tradition to revolutionize the study of anatomy, changing the practice of medicine, surgery, and education in the process. Born in 1514 in Brussels, Belgium (at that time, part of the Holy Roman Empire) to a…