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”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

THUDICHUM, Johann Ludwig Wilhelm

2 entries
  • 3914.1

On researches intended to promote an improved chemical identification of diseases.

10th Rep. Med. Offr. Privy Council. With appendix, London, 1867, 1868.

Discovery of the first porphyrin, hematoporphyrin (p. 227). Hematoporphyrin has also been used as an antidepressant and antipsychotic since the 1920s,



Subjects: PSYCHIATRY › Psychopharmacology
  • 1415.1

A treatise on the chemical constitution of the brain.

London: Baillière, Tindall & Cox, 1884.

Thudichum, a German emigré, discovered cephalins and myelins in brain tissue. An enlarged German edition of his book was published at Tübingen, 1901. See biography by D. L. Drabkin, 1958, which includes an annotated bibliography of Thudichum’s writings. Reprint of the original work, with historical introduction by Drabkin, 1962.



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid