Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Gene therapy of cerebrovascular disease
Aug. 24, 2021
Man with gigantism, acromegaly, and diabetes (left), and French internist Émile Charles Achard (1860-1944) (right). The measuring rod is 200 cm (6 feet 7 inches). The man is approximately 6 foot 9 inches tall compared to the short 5 foot 3 inch height of Achard. Historic photograph restored by Douglas J. Lanska MD. Source: Plate 54 from Achard [EC], Loeper. Nouvelle iconographie de la Salpêtrière. Paris: Masson & Cie, Editeurs. 1900;13:398-403. Courtesy of the Wellcome Library. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0).