An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15847 entries, 13780 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 26, 2023

FENNER, Frank John

3 entries
  • 2578.7

The production of antibodies. 2nd ed.

Melbourne, Australia: Macmillan, 1949.

Burnet and Fenner introduced the “self-marker” concept – natural tolerance to one’s own body constituents depended on their presence at a critical stage of embryonic development. For his work on immunological tolerance Burnet shared the Nobel Prize with Medawar in 1960.



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY
  • 2581.13

Portraits of viruses: A history of virology.

Basel: Karger, 1988.

Well-documented essays on specific families of viruses by expert researchers, reprinted from Intervirology, 1979, 11-1986, 26.



Subjects: VIROLOGY › History of Virology
  • 7549

Smallpox and its eradication.

Geneva: World Health Organization, 1988.

The definitive archival history in 1460 pages. In 2016 a PDF of this entire book could be downloaded from the W.H.O. at this link.



Subjects: Global Health, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Smallpox › History of Smallpox, PUBLIC HEALTH › History of Public Health, VIROLOGY › History of Virology, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Variola and Vaccinia