Skip to content
Pippo Carmona

Pippo Carmona

Pippo Carmona is a biologist from the Philippines. He writes history of medicine in his spare time, which can be read in his blog, SCALPEN.

Two illustrations of the heart

Who Really Discovered How the Heart Works?

For centuries, the voice of the Greek doctor Galen, who held that blood is produced in the liver and filtered through tiny pores in the heart, went unchallenged.