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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 used to be geared up to commemorate the outline of acromegaly through the French healthcare professional Pierre Marie, in 1886. The participants of the clinical Committee spent many hours aiding us in making sure a very good assembly. The help of Serono Symposia, united states in all stages of the making plans and execution of the assembly was once truly favored and used to be hugely specialist. distinctive acceptance 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 existence and instances of Marie used to be a rare review of the cultural, social, and clinical backgrounds during which Marie got here to explain the affliction, acromegaly. Dr. Guillemin' s findings, that have been offered on the major ceremonial dinner in a ideal audiovisual presentation, have been sincerely the spotlight of the assembly and may lengthy be remembered through the attendees. We have been additionally venerated via the presence of Dr. Martine Pierre Marie Granier, the great-granddaughter of Pierre Harie. In her tackle on the dinner party, Dr. Granier supplied numerous pleasant and intimate vignettes bearing on Pierre Marie, utilizing previous relatives documents and images. 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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