21 Oct 2014 - The Legacy of Andreas Vesalius
05 Sep 2014
When Art, History & Medical Education Collide - The Jennings Gallery
at UCC Hosts an art exhibition on the Legacy of Andreas Vesalius
The Exhibition ‘Legacy of Andreas Vesalius’ opened on Tuesday 21st October 2014 at the Jennings Gallery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC.
This special anatomical exhibition is organized by the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at UCC and celebrates the work of the great anatomist and medical educator, Andreas Vesalius, 500 years after his birth.
The exhibition followed a conference on the work and legacy of Vesalius which took place that afternoon in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex.Vesalius’ seminal publication of 1543, “De Humani Corporis Fabrica” represented one of the greatest historical shifts in medicine and the way it was taught.
Launch video of Vesalius conference and exhibition, UCC
Here is the launch video of University College Cork's Vesalius conference and exhibition
It features Dr Hiram Morgan from the Department of History, Professor Vivian Nutton, the leading expert on Vesalius from UCL and Dr André Toulouse, the main organiser of the event from the Department of Anatomy. The video was made by Dan Linehan.
Here is also a link to an article on Vesalius on BBC NewsMagazine: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30027161