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By H. S. J. Lee

Attractively sure and illustrated, Dates in Neurobiology offers an all-encompassing chronological heritage of neurology from the tips of Greek and Roman civilization to the current day. each one access incorporates a concise ancient or biographical synopsis that is helping readers delight in the advancements in anatomy, body structure, pharmacology and know-how within the final millennium. The e-book offers a desirable, precious list of the landmarks within the improvement of neurology, together with key names and occasions, from the writings of Hippocrates to the consequences of contemporary imaging and surgical suggestions.

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A British neurologist who established the use of the ophthalmoscope in brain disease, proposed that areas which caused specific isolated movements existed in the cortex (1864), and described a unilateral localized form of epilepsy. John Hughlings Jackson (1834–1911) © 2000 CRC Press LLC 1834 OTTO FRIEDRICH KARL DEITERS born. A German physician and histologist who made several contributions in neuro-auditory anatomy and the structure of the internal ear, and also described the lateral vestibular nucleus (Deiters nucleus, 1863).

A German professor of neurology who noted that the gray matter of the brain contained cellular tissue, described the unmyelinated nerve fibers (Remak fibers, 1838), cardiac ganglia (Remak ganglia, 1844), and classified the embryonic germ layers. © 2000 CRC Press LLC 1815 A minor form of epilepsy (petit mal) was described by JEAN ETIENNE DOMINIQUE ESQUIROL, a pioneer in mental disease from Toulouse in France. He studied states of dementia and was the first lecturer in psychiatry in Paris. 1816 AUGUSTUS VOLNEY WALLER born.

A neuroanatomist from Zurich who described fasciculus gracilis of the posterior column of the spinal cord (1868), and wrote Minute Anatomy of the Spinal Cord of Man in 1860. 1829 EDUARD FRIEDRICH WILHELM PFLÜGER born. A German physiologist who carried out detailed studies of nerve stimulation, respiratory function, and discovered the Pflüger cords, a linear arrangement of sex cells during the development of the ovary (1863). 1830 SILAS WEIR MITCHELL born. A Philadelphia neurologist who described a condition associated with painful feet, erythromelalgia (1872), demonstrated the knee jerk reflex (1886), and investigated the psychotic properties of mescaline (1896).

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