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1. Which Ancient Greek physician has a medical oath named after him? The oath states that a physician will treat a patient to the best of their ability amongst other ethical issues.
2. Joseph Lister was a British surgeon known for being a pioneer of anti-septic surgery. Which acid did he use to sterilise his surgical equipment?
3. Edward Jenner was another British scientist famous for developing vaccinations. Which disease did he make a vaccine for which dramatically reduced the incidence of the disease?
4. Frederick Banting was the brains behind the isolation of which hormone, important for controlling diabetes?
5. Dr Christiaan Barnard was the first physician to conduct what type of transplant in humans?
6. Which Scottish physician is credited with the discovery of Penicillin, a common antibiotic?
7. What was the name of the first woman to receive a medical degree and become the first practicing woman physician in the UK?
8. Which French microbiologist is credited with being the man behind the germ theory of disease?
9. James Watson and Francis Crick were two scientists who helped determine the double helix structure of which key part of human genetics?
10. Though not specifically a discovery made for medicine, what did Wilhelm Roentgen discover that has advanced medical treatment for people with broken bones specifically?
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