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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 via the audio system invited to the Acromegaly Centennial Symposium held in San Francisco, California in July 1986. The assembly was once geared up to commemorate the outline of acromegaly by means of the French general practitioner Pierre Marie, in 1886. The individuals of the medical Committee spent many hours helping us in making sure a very good assembly. The aid of Serono Symposia, united states in all stages of the making plans and execution of the assembly used to be truly liked and was once hugely specialist. distinctive reputation roust be prolonged to Professor Roger Guillemin of the Salk Institute, whosp curiosity in scientific historical past led him to commit loads of time and private price in acquiring information regarding the lifetime of Pierre Marie. Dr. GuilIemin's presentation at the lifestyles and instances of Marie used to be a rare evaluate of the cultural, social, and clinical backgrounds during which Marie got here to explain the illness, acromegaly. Dr. Guillemin' s findings, which have been awarded on the major ceremonial dinner in a most suitable audiovisual presentation, have been sincerely the spotlight of the assembly and may lengthy be remembered by means of the attendees. We have been additionally commemorated via the presence of Dr. Martine Pierre Marie Granier, the great-granddaughter of Pierre Harie. In her handle on the dinner party, Dr. Granier supplied a number of pleasant and intimate vignettes touching on Pierre Marie, utilizing outdated kin files and pictures. The clinical Committee needs to increase its gratitude to Dr. Granier for including immeasurably to the old surroundings of the meeting.

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