June 28, 2016:

(1) (1824) French physician, anatomist and anthropologist Pierre Paul Broca is born. He is known for his research on Broca’s area, an area of the frontal lobe of the brain responsible for speech production.

(2) (1873) French surgeon and biologist Alexis Carrel is born. He invented the first perfusion pump, which preserves organs which will be transplanted.

(3) (1937) Canadian medical researcher Fernand Labrie is born. He currently specializes in endocrinological research and prostate cancer research.

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