Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine

The volumes in this series contain transcripts of the Witness Seminars at which significant figures in twentieth-century medicine are invited to discuss specific discoveries or events in recent medical history. All papers and records collected during the organization of the meetings and editing of the transcripts are deposited in Archives and Manuscripts, Wellcome Library, London, in collection GC/253.” All volumes are freely available here as PDF downloads.

A few of the topics covered are:

Technology Transfer in Britain: The Case of Monoclonal Antibodies: Self and Non-Self: History of Autoimmunity: Endogenous Opiates

Early heat transplant surgery in the UK

Looking at the Unborn: Historical aspects of obstetric ultrasound.

British Contributions to Medical Research and Education in Africa after the Second World War