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”

15970 entries, 13964 authors and 1940 subjects. Updated: June 13, 2024

BRUNNER, Johann Conrad

2 entries
  • 3927

Experimenta nova circa pancreas.

Amsterdam: apud. H. Wetstenium, 1683.

Brunner came near to discovering pancreatic diabetes. His experiments on the dog represent pioneer work on internal secretion. Following excision of the pancreas, he recorded extreme thirst and polyuria. Translated in Ann. med. Hist., 1941, 3, 91-100.



Subjects: Metabolism & Metabolic Disorders › Diabetes
  • 975

De glandulis in intestino duodeno hominis detectis.

Heidelberg: C. E. Buchta, 1687.

“Brunner’s glands”, earlier described by Wepfer (No. 974.1).



Subjects: ANATOMY › 17th Century, GASTROENTEROLOGY › Anatomy & Physiology of Digestion