Wellcome Trust

Syphilis in the Library

Special Collections recently discovered that the University of Glasgow possesses perhaps the third strongest collection in the United Kingdom of printed works on syphilis before the early nineteenth century, containing many extremely rare medical treatises, some of which are unique in… Read More ›

16th century view of the brain

Special Collections have just lent a 16th century painting to the Wellcome Trust for an exhibition all about the Brain. The painting shows the human nervous system and is one of a set of 12 anatomical tables commissioned by the surgeon and author John Banister (c 1540-c… Read More ›