About Journal of Medical Biography

A fresh perspective on historical figures and their impact on medicine

Dr Christopher Gardner-Thorpe

Publication details
2010, Volume 18, 4 issues (quarterly)
Online archive: From volume 13, 2005
Print ISSN 0967-7720
Online ISSN 1758-1087

Aims and scope
This international quarterly publication focuses on the lives of people in or associated with medicine, those considered legendary as well as the less well known. The journal includes much original research about figures from history and their afflictions, thus providing an interesting, fresh and new perspective which can lead to greater understanding of each subject.

Journal of Medical Biography is a fascinating and compelling read, providing an insight into the origins of modern medicine and the characters and personalities that made it what it is today.

Indexing and abstracting
Journal of Medical Biography is abstracted by Medline/PubMed.

Information is available on the subscriptions page