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Many medical advances are made through collective effort, but it is the individual pioneer who catches our imagination.
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Pioneer of malaria research
Distinguished British scientist whose career started and ended with Wellcome
Scottish surgeon, anatomist, philosopher and illustrator
Expert on pain, its mechanism, human effects and treatment
English surgeon and promoter of sterile medicine
The first person to inoculate a patient against smallpox
Investigating human trypanosomiasis
Parisian specialist in colour chemistry
Distinguishing the media heroine from the real person
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The 18th-century Dorset farmer who pioneered vaccination
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