Category: Wholly Hopkins Summer 2011

In alchemy’s defense

June 1, 2011 |  by Michael Anft

A Johns Hopkins historian defends the honor of the lowly—and he says misunderstood—alchemical investigator.

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Mistakes noted

May 31, 2011 |  by Kristen Intlekofer

In June of 1910, Johns Hopkins Hospital admitted a 23-year-old woman after she experienced headaches, seizures, and numbness on her left side. Hopkins neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing diagnosed a tumor on the right side of her brain and decided to operate. He was well on his way to becoming a world-renowned neurosurgeon, but during the procedure […]

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