Edward Jenner (1749-1823) English physician and naturalist; pioneer of vaccination. Vicar's son from Berkeley, Gloucestershire. After studying cowpox in countrypeople, Jenner conducted experiments that lead to the creation of the smallpox vaccine.
BBC History - Edward Jenner
Brief biography of Jenner, and his pioneering anti-smallpox treatment which eventually led to global eradication of the disease. Links to more information about smallpox.
Dr Edward Jenner Museum
Housed in his former home the museum fills in the biography of the man. Also included are opening times and prices, brief career description, and links to pages about his discovery of smallpox vaccination.
Exhibit marking his first experimental vaccination against the disease.
Biography. Also statistics of smallpox casualties in London in 1844.
Founders of Science: Edward Jenner
Brief biography and a facsimile of 'Inquiry' - his landmark contribution to the science of medicine and biology.
Who Named It?: Edward Jenner
Detailed biography of his life and work.
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