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Helicobacter Pioneers. Firsthand Accounts from the Scientists who Discovered Helicobacters 1892 – 1982

  • ID: 2222041
  • Book
  • June 2005
  • 244 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Providing background and the human touch of a discovery process taking almost a century, Helicobacter Pioneers is a collection of accounts from pioneering researchers of Helicobacter pylori, of who had firsthand knowledge of the pioneer.

A remarkable work with original accounts that will never date, this book will inspire readers interested in gastroenterology, microbiology, or in any facet of medical or scientific history.

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List of Contributors.

Helicobacters were discovered in Italy in 1892: An episode in the scientific life of an eclectic pathlogist, Giulio Bizzozero. Natale Figura and Laura Bianciardi
The discovery of Helicobacter pylori in Japan. Yoshihiro Fukuda, Tadashi Shimoyama, Takahashi Shimoyana and Barry J Marshall
An early study of human stomach bacteria. A Stone Freedberg
Gastric urease in ulcer patients in the 1940′s: The Irish connection. Humphrey J O′Connor and Colm A O′Morian
How it was discovered in Belgium and the USA (1955 –1976) that gastric urease was caused by a bacterial infection. Charles S Lieber
A personal history of giving birth to the cohort phenomenon of peptic ulcer disease. Amnon Sonnenberg
John Lykoudis: The general practitioner in Greece who in 1958 discovered the etiology and a treatment of peptic ulcer disease. Basil Rigas and Efstathios D Papavassiliou
How I discovered helicobacters in Boston in 1967. Susumu Ito
How we discovered in China in 1972 that antibiotics cure peptic ulcer. Shu–Dong Xiao, Yao Shi and Wen–Zheng Liu
Helicobacter pylori was discovered in Russia in 1974. Igor A Morozov
The discovery of Helicobacter pylori in England in the 1970′s. Howard W Steer
We grew the first Helicobacter and didn′t even know it!. Adrian Lee, Michael Phillips and Jani O′Rourke
The Dallas experience with acute Helicobacter pylori infection. Walter L Peterson, William Harford and Barry J Marshall
The discovery of Helicobacter pylori in Perth, Western Australia. J Robin Warren
The discovery of Helicobacter pylori , a spiral bacterium, caused peptic ulcer disease. Barry J Marshall
Helicobacter pylori treatment in the past and in the 21st Century. Peter Unge

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Barry Marshall
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