Updated HSTM Network Conference Programme

The conference will take place on the St Patrick’s Campus (formerly St Patrick’s College) of Dublin City University.  Registration will be at the entrance near reception.  If you wish to attend you are kindly requested to register in advance via Eventbrite. Continue reading “Updated HSTM Network Conference Programme”

Medicine and Pharmacy in 19th Century Ireland

Apothecaries Hall of Dublin, Established 1791 

Charles Lucas Memorial Lecture in the History of Medicine and Therapeutics

As part of St Luke’s Day Symposium

Thursday 20th October, 10 am

The Heritage Centre, RCPI, Kildare Street.

Please register at www.rcpi.ie/stlukes2016

Medicine and Pharmacy in 19th Century Ireland: From Doctoring in the Dark to Rational Therapeutics.

Dr Brian Cleary, Chief Pharmacist, Rotunda Hospital, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, RCSI.

This talk will trace the development of medicine and pharmacy during the 19th century from the early materia medica based predominantly on pre-scientific humoral models to rational therapeutics with the introduction of novel medications. This progress will be traced from the viewpoint of key local and international figures in 19th century medicine and case based presentations on the increasing therapeutic options as the century progressed

RAMI Lecture: Medicine and Pharmacy in the 19th Century

Medicine and Pharmacy In 19th Century Ireland


Brian Cleary,

PhD Chief Pharmacist, Rotunda Hospital, Hon. Associate Professor, RCSI

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Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (RAMI), History of Medicine Lecture

Wednesday 18th November 2015 at 6.15pm

Setanta House, (First Floor) Setanta Place, Dublin 2

 This lecture will trace the progress of medicine from ‘doctoring in the dark’ towards rational therapies based in scientific principles.