Professor Vivian Nutton FBA

The history of medicine from the ancient Greeks to the 17th century, especially Galen (129-216 C.E.) and the Galenic tradition, including editions and translations of Latin and Greek texts

Elected 2008

UK Fellow
2008
Classics, History

Vivian Nutton is a historian of medicine who has written extensively on from the ancient Greeks to the 17th century, especially Galen (129-216 C.E.) and the Galenic tradition. As well as his large book ion medicine in Classical Antiquity, he has published editions and translations of Latin and Greek texts from Antiquity and the Renaissance. His recent work has centred on the Renaissance anatomist, Andreas Vesalius, and included studies of two major sets of unpublished annotations prepared by Vesalius for revised versions of his most important works. Appointments: UCL 1993- 2009; Professor Classics, University of Warwick 2013-2104 Professor of the History of Medicine, I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, 2015-

Current post

Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine, University College London

Past appointments

University College London Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine, University College London

Jan 1993 -

University College London Professor of the History of Medicine, University College London

Jan 1993 -

University College London Senior Lecturer, then Professor of the History of Medicine

Jan 1977 -

University of Cambridge Director of Studies in Classics, and Fellow, Selwyn College

Jan 1969 - Jan 1977

Selwyn College University of Cambridge Research Fellow, Selwyn College, Cambridge

Jan 1967 - Jan 1969

Publications

Galen, On problematical movements 2011

Ancient Medicine Ancient Medicine 2004

Galen, On my own opinions 1999

Galen, On prognosis Galen, On prognosis 1979

Girolamo Mercuriale, De Arte Gymnastica 2008

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