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Avicenna – The Other Founding Father of Clinical Trials

Avicenna's Canon of MedicineIn 1747 James Lind made medical history by systematically testing treatments for scurvy, proving citrus fruits effective. His study was the first in recorded history with the characteristics of clinical trials as we know them today and as such he is often referred to as “The Father of Clinical Trials.” While Lind [...]

August 29th, 2014|People of Medicine|