The marvellous history of medicine

@article{Dobson2019TheMH,
  title={The marvellous history of medicine},
  author={Juliet Dobson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2019},
  volume={367}
}
As you walk into Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries, a new exhibition at the Science Museum, you are greeted by “Self-Conscious Gene,” a 3.5 m high bronze sculpture by Marc Quinn. The sculpture is of Rick Genest, also known as “Zombie Boy,” who tattooed his entire body with images of his skeleton and internal organs after he was given a brain tumour diagnosis at age …