BMJ | 2019

The marvellous history of medicine



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 …

Volume 367
Pages None
DOI 10.1136/bmj.l6603
Language English
Journal BMJ

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