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Galen (Picture: Wellcome Library, London)

Duration: 01:37

Dr Geoff Bunn describes the work of Galen, who learned about physiology in Alexandria, and became known as the father of medicine and experimental physiology.

Available since: Fri 4 Nov 2011

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A History of the Brain The Blood of the Gladiators

2/10 Dr Geoff Bunn moves on to the debate in Ancient Greece as to the primacy of heart or brain

First broadcast: 08 Nov 2011

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