But the priests of Asclepius were not physicians.
There were physicians who understood the use of herbs, and must be rewarded when their help was invited.
These resources certainly include family, friends, others with Gaucher disease, physicians, and genetic counselors.
The influence of these great academies of the 17th century on the progress of zoology was precisely to effect that bringing together of the museum-men and the physicians or anatomists which was needed for further development.
That philosopher and several of his successors were physicians, but we do not know in what relation they stood to later medical schools.