Navigation Links
New 40th Edition of Gray's Anatomy Celebrates 150 Years as the World's Preeminent Anatomical Reference

PHILADELPHIA, October 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

- "Expert Consult" Title Regularly Integrates New Information Online so the Content is Always Current

Elsevier, the leading publisher of medical and scientific literature, announces the publication of the 40th edition of the most famous anatomical reference in the world, Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice ( in September 2008.

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the new edition provides meticulously enhanced and updated artwork throughout, while maintaining the distinguished lineage of the original. With more than 200 completely new radiologic, CT, MR and other imaging studies vividly capturing anatomy as it is seen only by physicians - and 2,000 images now in full color - readers will have a consistent, coherent view of every anatomical detail.

"The 40th edition of Gray's Anatomy remains true to the original intentions of Dr. Henry Gray and Dr. Henry van Dyke Carter, in that it describes the anatomical basis of clinical practice, from the perspective of leading clinicians and anatomists," said Editor-in-Chief Susan Standring, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy at King's College, London. "The 39th edition heralded a new era for the book - the Editorial Board took the radical decision that the anatomy of the body should be described regionally rather than systematically. Over the last four years, we have continued to update not only the words, but also the illustrations in Gray's Anatomy. I hope that readers will be as excited as I am by the hundreds of new artworks and images which accompany the text in the 40th edition."

Also accompanying this innovative 40th edition is full-text online access to Gray's Anatomy. As one of Elsevier's Expert Consult titles, readers can reference the entire book from any computer, search the full contents and download the thousands of high-quality color illustrations.

With the unrivalled artwork, convenient online access and state-of-the-art coverage of new clinical findings, Gray's Anatomy, 40th edition sets a new standard as the anatomical reference of choice.

Notes to Editors:

Gray's Anatomy, 40th Edition (ISBN: 978-0-443-06684-9) is 1700 pages, with 1200 illustrations and includes full-text online access. It's available at Dr. Standring is available for interviews by contacting (U.S.) or (outside U.S.). For review copies, please contact Lisa Damico at

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Working in partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier's 7,000 employees in over 70 offices worldwide publish more than 2,000 journals and 1,900 new books per year, in addition to offering a suite of innovative electronic products, such as ScienceDirect (, MD Consult (, Scopus (, bibliographic databases, and online reference works.

Elsevier ( is a global business headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc (, a world-leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

Contact :

Tom Reller (U.S.)


Anna Hogrebe (Rest of World)


SOURCE Elsevier
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. U.S. News Media Group Releases 19th Edition of Americas Best Hospitals
2. Pharmaceutical Institute, in Collaboration With Campbell Alliance, Releases Second Edition of Breakthrough Book on the Inner Workings of the Pharmaceutical Industry
3. Newsweek International Editions: Highlights And Exclusives, May 19, 2008
4. BioSpace Launches 6th Edition of Bio NC(TM) Hotbed Campaign
5. Featured Stocks on Todays Edition of WallSt.nets 3-Minute Press Show: NPHC, PECD, PNRR
6. Featured Stocks on Todays Edition of WallSt.nets 3-Minute Press Show: BFNH, BKYI, RBCL
7. New Glycobiology Analysis Manual 2nd Edition Provides Valuable Resource for Novices and Experts in the Field
8. BioSpace Launches 3rd Edition of BioForest(TM) Bioscience Marketing Campaign
9. BioSpace Launches 2nd Edition of Southern Pharm(TM) Hotbed Campaign
10. Compendia Bioscience Announces the Release and Availability of Oncomine(TM) Research Premium Edition
11. BioSpace, 2008 BIO International Convention and BIOCOM Launch 9th Edition of Biotech Beach Hotbed Map Campaign
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... 2015 --> ... "Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market by Product & Services (Primer, Probe, ... DNA, RNAi), End-User (Research, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Diagnostic Labs) ... market is expected to reach USD 1,918.6 Million by ... CAGR of 10.1% during the forecast period. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015 SHPG ) announced today that ... Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare Conference in ... at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). --> SHPG ... will participate in the Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare ... Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... CITY , Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ... "Company") announced today that the remaining 11,000 post-share ... Share Purchase Warrants (the "Series B Warrants") subject ... were exercised on November 23, 2015, which will ... Shares.  After giving effect to the issuance of ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... InSphero AG, the leading supplier of ... has promoted Melanie Aregger to serve as Chief Operating Officer. , Having ... management team and was promoted to Head of InSphero Diagnostics in 2014. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/19/2015)... -- Although some 350 companies are actively involved in molecular ... according to Kalorama Information. These include Roche Diagnostics, Hologic, Abbott ... of the 6.1 billion-dollar molecular testing market, according to ... Diagnostic s .    ... one company and only a handful of companies can ...
(Date:11/17/2015)... Paris , qui ... Paris , qui s,est tenu du ... leader de l,innovation biométrique, a inventé le premier scanner ... sur la même surface de balayage. Jusqu,ici, deux scanners ... les empreintes digitales. Désormais, un seul scanner est en ...
(Date:11/12/2015)... 2015  A golden retriever that stayed healthy despite ... has provided a new lead for treating this muscle-wasting ... Institute of MIT and Harvard and the University of ... Cell, pinpoints a protective gene that ... effects. The Boston Children,s lab of Lou Kunkel ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):