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By Dr. Martin Pierre Marie Granier (auth.), Richard J. Robbins M.D., Shlomo Melmed M.D. (eds.)

The manuscripts during this quantity have been contributed through the audio system invited to the Acromegaly Centennial Symposium held in San Francisco, California in July 1986. The assembly used to be equipped to commemorate the outline of acromegaly through the French health professional Pierre Marie, in 1886. The participants of the medical Committee spent many hours aiding us in making sure a good assembly. The help of Serono Symposia, united states in all stages of the making plans and execution of the assembly used to be essentially preferred and used to be hugely specialist. specified attractiveness roust be prolonged to Professor Roger Guillemin of the Salk Institute, whosp curiosity in clinical historical past led him to commit loads of time and private price in acquiring information regarding the lifetime of Pierre Marie. Dr. GuilIemin's presentation at the existence and instances of Marie used to be a rare assessment of the cultural, social, and clinical backgrounds during which Marie got here to explain the sickness, acromegaly. Dr. Guillemin' s findings, which have been provided on the major ceremonial dinner in a just right audiovisual presentation, have been in actual fact the spotlight of the assembly and may lengthy be remembered through the attendees. We have been additionally venerated by means of the presence of Dr. Martine Pierre Marie Granier, the great-granddaughter of Pierre Harie. In her tackle on the ceremonial dinner, Dr. Granier supplied a number of pleasant and intimate vignettes touching on Pierre Marie, utilizing previous relatives documents and pictures. The medical Committee needs to increase its gratitude to Dr. Granier for including immeasurably to the old surroundings of the meeting.

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