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The Bodleian Libraries' 2013-2014 exhibition tells the story of Oxford's place in the history of medicine from the medieval period to its current position at the forefront of medical research and clinical practice.

For over 800 years Oxford has attracted innovative and creative scientists, natural philosophers and physicians to create a centre of scientific excellence. Great Medical Discoveries: 800 years of Oxford innovation will chart the city's astonishing history, showcasing discoveries which have shaped medical science over the centuries and have had a worldwide impact on science and medicine.

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