Cullen, William, 1710-1790

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Dates:
Birth 1710-04-15
Death 1790-02-05
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Scottish physician and professor of medicine and chemistry at the universities in Glasgow and Edinburgh; regarded as the father of graphic chain formulas.

From the description of Dr. Cullen's practice of physic, October 30, 1771. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28981471

Professor of medicine, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

From the description of Papers, 1769 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007139

James Tatham was a surgeon of Leeds. William Cullen was Professor of Medicine in Glasgow (1751-1755); Professor of Chemistry at Edinburgh from 1755; Clinical lecturer at the Royal Infirmary(1757); Professor of the Institutes of Medicine (1766); Professor of the Practice of Physic (1789). He was President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 1773-1775

From the guide to the Clinical lectures delivered by William Cullen in 1772 and 1773, transcribed by James Tatham, 187--?, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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Subjects:

  • Clinical Medicine--Case Reports
  • Physicians
  • Nosology--History--Sources
  • Medicine
  • Diseases--Early works to 1800
  • Medicine--History
  • Clinical medicine Lectures and lecturing 18th century
  • Medicine--History--Sources--Early works to 1800
  • Manuscripts, Medical
  • Nervous system--Early works to 1800
  • Medicine--Practice--History--Sources
  • History of medicine
  • Nervous system
  • Medicine--Early works to 1800
  • Surgeons England Leeds 19th century
  • Materia medica
  • Disease
  • Diseases--Causes and theories of causation--History--Sources
  • Chemistry--Lectures
  • Medicine--Study and teaching
  • Surgeons Scotland Edinburgh 18th century

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