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us: Touwaide, Alain


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    • found: The pharmacy, c1996: t.p. (Alain Touwaide) p. 293 (b. 1953; PhD; Belgian Nat. Scientific Research Fund & Catholic Univ. of Louvain)
    • found: Theriaka y alexipharmaka di Nicandro, 1997: p. 7 (Alain Touwaide)
    • found: Visualizing medieval medicine and natural history, c2006: t.p. (Alain Touwaide) p. xiv (historian of sciences, National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D.C.; has publ. on the history of therapeutics in the cultures of the Mediterranean world from antiquity to the Renaissance)
    • found: Touwaide, Alain. Tractatus de herbis, 2013: page 007 (Alain Touwaide; Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions and the Smithsonian Institution) page 009 (him)
    • found: Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions Web site, 6 June 2017: Our story (Alain Touwaide, scientific director, Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions; obtained a first degree in Classics; began to research ancient Greek pharmaceutical texts; led to research in laboratories of botany, sciences, medicine, and pharmacy in universities and research centers across the world; co-creator of the Institute) Contact us (Washington, DC)
    • found: Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History Web site, 16 March 2016: Botany staff: Alain Touwaide (Alain Touwaide; research associate; research deals with the history of botany, particularly the medicinal plants, in the cultures that flourished around the Mediterranean Sea from Antiquity to the 17th century A.D.: Greece, Rome, Byzantium, the Middle Ages, the Arabic World, and the Renaissance; approach is trans-disciplinary; not only philological and historical, but also botanical and medical, ethnological and anthropological, constituting the historical ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology; since 2007, the Scientific Director of the newly created "Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions," based in Washington DC)
    • found: Wikipedia, 6 June 2017 (Alain Touwaide (born 19 September 1953 in Brussels-Berchem Sainte Agathe) is a US historian of medicine and sciences of Belgian origin; Ph. D. in classics (1981), University of Louvain; habilitation, University of Toulouse (1997); his main research area is medicinal plants of Antiquity, with a transdisciplinary approach; the co-founder and current scientific director of the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions; affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution 2002-2016; has been teaching History of Greek Medicine and its tradition at the University of California Los Angeles, academic year 2015-)
    • notfound: Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History Web site, 6 June 2017: Botany staff
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