Bill Bynum is Professor Emeritus at University
College London. A Yale graduate in medicine,
he began his career in the history of medicine
with a Cambridge PhD before moving to the Wellcome Institute for the History of
Medicine. His 'History of Medicine: A Very Short
Introduction' and 'A Little History of Science' have
been translated into 14 languages.
After a PhD in the History of Medicine from University College London, Helen Bynum lectured at the University of Liverpool before beginning a freelance career as a medical historian and popular science writer. Together with Bill she edited 'Great Discoveries in Medicine' before turning their attention to the world of plants and their histories in 'Remarkable Plants that Shape our World' and 'Botanical Sketchbooks'. ‘Team Bynum’ have led and lectured on successful tours and cruises for Jon Baines Tours.