Nobel Prize winners - medical technologies benefitting animal health

Nobel Prize winners - medical technologies benefitting animal health

Beagle dogThis week we will hear who the 2013 Nobel Prize winners are. The Nobel Prizes were first awarded in 1901, since then 103 prizes have been awarded to Physiology or Medicine.  Of these 87 were dependant on research from animals (84%). The prize winning diagnostic imaging techniques that resulted directly from this research has contributed greatly to the medical treatment of animals today. 

Highlighting the winners: diagnostic imaging technique, year, and the Nobel Laureate:

The electrocardigram, 1924 - Willem Einthoven

The CAT scan, 1979 - Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack

MRI, 2003 - Peter Mansfield and Paul Lauterbur

 

References

A selection of references from CAB Abstracts database showing usage of these diagnostic imaging techniques and how they benefit animal health today is available to download from our 'Related documents' box.

 

Books available to borrow from the Library

Easton, S. (2012) Practical veterinary diagnostic imaging. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Gatesman,

T.J. (2011) Diagnostic imaging of exotic pets: birds, small mammals, pets. Hanover: Schutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co.

- See more at: http://knowledge.rcvs.org.uk/library-and-information-services/keeping-up-with-your-pdp-and-cpd/topics-in-focus/#sthash.VXuDp27R.dpuf

Nobel Prize winners - medical technologies benefitting animal health

Beagle dogThis week we will hear who the 2013 Nobel Prize winners are. The Nobel Prizes were first awarded in 1901, since then 103 prizes have been awarded to Physiology or Medicine.  Of these 87 were dependant on research from animals (84%). The prize winning diagnostic imaging techniques that resulted directly from this research has contributed greatly to the medical treatment of animals today. 

Highlighting the winners: diagnostic imaging technique, year, and the Nobel Laureate:

The electrocardigram, 1924 - Willem Einthoven

The CAT scan, 1979 - Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack

MRI, 2003 - Peter Mansfield and Paul Lauterbur

 

References

A selection of references from CAB Abstracts database showing usage of these diagnostic imaging techniques and how they benefit animal health today is available to download from our 'Related documents' box.

 

Books available to borrow from the Library

Easton, S. (2012) Practical veterinary diagnostic imaging. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Gatesman,

T.J. (2011) Diagnostic imaging of exotic pets: birds, small mammals, pets. Hanover: Schutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co.

- See more at: http://knowledge.rcvs.org.uk/library-and-information-services/keeping-up-with-your-pdp-and-cpd/topics-in-focus/#sthash.VXuDp27R.dpuf

This week we will hear who the 2013 Nobel Prize winners are. The Nobel Prizes were first awarded in 1901, since then 103 prizes have been awarded to Physiology or Medicine.  Of these 87 were dependant on research from animals (84%). The prize winning diagnostic imaging techniques that resulted directly from this research has contributed greatly to the medical treatment of animals today. 

Highlighting the winners: diagnostic imaging technique, year, and the Nobel Laureate:

The electrocardigram, 1924 - Willem Einthoven

The CAT scan, 1979 - Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack

MRI, 2003 - Peter Mansfield and Paul Lauterbur

 

References

A selection of references from CAB Abstracts database showing usage of these diagnostic imaging techniques and how they benefit animal health today is available to download from our 'Related documents' box.

 

Books available to borrow from the Library

Easton, S. (2012) Practical veterinary diagnostic imaging. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Gatesman,

T.J. (2011) Diagnostic imaging of exotic pets: birds, small mammals, pets. Hanover: Schutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co.

- See more at: http://knowledge.rcvs.org.uk/library-and-information-services/keeping-up-with-your-pdp-and-cpd/topics-in-focus/#sthash.VXuDp27R.dpuf

Beagle dog The Nobel Prizes were first awarded in 1901, since then 105 prizes have been awarded to Physiology or Medicine.  Of these 91 were dependant on research from animals (96%). The prize winning diagnostic imaging techniques that resulted directly from this research has contributed greatly to the medical treatment of animals today.

Highlighting the winners: diagnostic imaging technique, year, and the Nobel Laureate:

The electrocardigram, 1924 - Willem Einthoven

The CAT scan, 1979 - Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack

MRI, 2003 - Peter Mansfield and Paul Lauterbur

 

References

A selection of references from CAB Abstracts database showing usage of these diagnostic imaging techniques and how they benefit animal health today is available to download from our 'Related documents' box.

 

Books available to borrow from the Library

Easton, S. (2012) Practical veterinary diagnostic imaging. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Gatesman,

T.J. (2011) Diagnostic imaging of exotic pets: birds, small mammals, pets. Hanover: Schutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co.

 

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