Competitive Exams: Medical Inventions

SNo

Name

Medical Inventions

1

Ronald Rose

Malaria Parasite

2

Salk, Jonas E.

Anti-polio Vaccine

3

Simpson and Harrison

Chloroform

4

Waksman

Streptomycin

5

Banting

Insulin (as a palliative for diabetes)

6

Barnard, Christian

Replacing the human heart

7

Brahmachari, U. N.

Cure of Kala-a-zar fever

8

Davy

Isolation of metals by electricity; studied properties of chlorine

9

Domagk

Sulpha drugs as bactericides

10

Eijkman

Cause of Beri-Beri

11

Finsen

Discovered curative effect of ultra violet rays; photography

12

Fleming, Alexander

Penicillin (in 1929)

13

Harvey

Circulation of blood

14

Hahnemann

Homoeopathy (founder)

15

Hopkins, Frederick Gowland

Vitamin D

16

Jenner

Smallpox Vaccination

17

Koch

Tubercle Bacillus

18

Lainnec

Stethoscope

19

Lister, Lord

Antiseptic treatment

20

Pasteur, Louis

Treatment of rabies; cure of hydrophobia