PROTAGONISTS

Luigi Rolando

(1773-1831)

After obtaining a degree in Turin in 1793, he was nominated professor of Anatomy at the University of Sassari. With the Restoration and the return of the Savoy Royal Family to Piedmont, he was entrusted with teaching Anatomy in Turin where he undertook to enrich the collection of the Museum of Anatomy in Turin.

Lorenzo Restellini

(1820-1870)

In addition to his activity as professor of Anatomy from 1864 to 1870 and his commitment to the development of the collections in the Museum of Anatomy, he was distinguished also for his patriotic spirit.

Romeo Fusari

(1867-1919)

Successor to Carlo Giacomini in the Anatomy professorship, Fusari gave particular stimulus to histological and embryological research.

Carlo Giacomini

(1840-1898)

In 1876 he took over the direction of the Anatomical Institute where he gave a strong impulse to the development of the museum collection and perfected original techniques for the conservation of anatomical parts either dried or in a liquid.


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