Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Martinus Willem Beijerinck—In Spite of All His Accomplishments & Discoveries—No Nobel Prize!
Chapter 2. Jules Bordet—Killing Cholera!
Chapter 3. Gerhard Domack—Who Discovered Sulfonamides and their Cousins?
Chapter 4. Carl Eberth—Salmonella—The Bacterial Pathogen or the Infectious Disease? You Decide!
Chapter 5. Paul Ehrich—Who Discovered the “Magic Bullet”?
Chapter 6. John Franklin Enders—And the Culture of Poliovirus
Chapter 7. Albert Frankel—What Did He Have to Do with Pneumonia?
Chapter 8. August Anton Hieronymous Gartner—Linking Salmonella with Food Poisoning
Chapter 9. Dimitri Isilfonovich Ivanovsky—Who Discovered This Thing We Call Viruses?
Chapter 10. Shibasaburo Kitassato—The Tetanus Shot— Where Did It Come from and What Does It Do?
Chapter 11. Stuart Levy—The Concerns of Antibiotic Resistance
Chapter 12. Friedrich Loeffler—Diptheria and its Co-Conspirators
Chapter 13. Barry Marshall—And the Mysterious World of Stomach Ulcers
Chapter 14. Peter Medawar—Graft Rejection and Immune Tolerance- The Great Discoveries
Chapter 15. Elie-Metchnikoff—The Wonderful World of Phagocytes and Macrophages
Chapter 16. Albert Neisser— He Discovered Gonorrhea, Studied Syphilis, and Leprosy
Chapter 17. Alexander Ogston—Who Named the Staphylococcus?
Chapter 18. Stanley Benjamin Prusiner—Mad Cows and an Englishman
Chapter 19. Pierre Paul Emile Roux—Diptheria-and its Relatives
Chapter 20. Kiyoshi Sighiga—Dysentery and Gastroenteritis!
Chapter 21. Lazaro- Spallanzani— There is No Such Thing as “Spontaneous Generation”!
Chapter 22. Frederick TwortWho Found those Bacteriophages? Twort Did!
Chapter 23. Emil Von Boring—Diptheria and its Forms and Antitoxin
Chapter 24. Selman Waksman—Neimycin and other Antibiotics
Chapter 25. William Welch- From an Autopsy Comes Science!