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By Dr. Martin Pierre Marie Granier (auth.), Richard J. Robbins M.D., Shlomo Melmed M.D. (eds.)

The manuscripts during this quantity have been contributed through the audio system invited to the Acromegaly Centennial Symposium held in San Francisco, California in July 1986. The assembly used to be equipped to commemorate the outline of acromegaly via the French healthcare professional Pierre Marie, in 1886. The individuals of the medical Committee spent many hours aiding us in making sure a great assembly. The help of Serono Symposia, united states in all levels of the making plans and execution of the assembly used to be truly favored and used to be hugely specialist. unique attractiveness roust be prolonged to Professor Roger Guillemin of the Salk Institute, whosp curiosity in scientific heritage led him to dedicate loads of time and private rate in acquiring information regarding the lifetime of Pierre Marie. Dr. GuilIemin's presentation at the existence and instances of Marie was once a unprecedented review of the cultural, social, and medical backgrounds during which Marie got here to explain the affliction, acromegaly. Dr. Guillemin' s findings, which have been offered on the major ceremonial dinner in a perfect audiovisual presentation, have been in actual fact the spotlight of the assembly and should lengthy be remembered by way of the attendees. We have been additionally commemorated through the presence of Dr. Martine Pierre Marie Granier, the great-granddaughter of Pierre Harie. In her deal with on the dinner party, Dr. Granier supplied a number of pleasant and intimate vignettes touching on Pierre Marie, utilizing outdated relatives files and pictures. The clinical Committee needs to increase its gratitude to Dr. Granier for including immeasurably to the ancient surroundings of the meeting.

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