The Aberdeen Meeting of the British Medical Association

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    AT the meeting of the British Medical Association held in Aberdeen during the last week of July, the presidential address was delivered by Prof. Sir Alexander Ogston, the distinguished surgeon, whose classical reseaches on the organisms of suppuration constitute a landmark in the history of bacteriology in this country. Prof. Ogston described the foundation in Aberdeen of the first medical school in the United Kingdom, and paid a tribute to the sagacity of Bishop Elphinstone, who in planning the university provided for a faculty of medicine.

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    The Aberdeen Meeting of the British Medical Association . Nature 93, 595 (1914) doi:10.1038/093595a0

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