The Making of Modern Medicine

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To appreciate the marvels of modern medicine, we have to start at the beginning. In this BBC science podcast series, medical historian Andrew Cunningham takes us on an entertaining, thought-provoking journey through the development of Western medicine. Charting a course from bloodletting in Ancient Greece to organ transplants in the late 20th century, The Making of Modern Medicine podcast traces over 2000 years of medical history and innovation.

This podcast series, exclusive to BBC Podcasts Premium, also features compelling first-person accounts, plus acclaimed actors such as Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi help shine a light on medicine’s past and help us imagine its future.