New Partnership with Spanish Neuroscientists
Second Set of Cajal Drawings on Loan from Spain
On October 28, 2015, neuroscientists from Spain and the NIH gathered in the Porter Neuroscience Research Center for a symposium that honored Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the Spanish scientist who in 1906 shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in recognition of his work on the structure of the nervous system. Cajal, known as the father of modern neuroscience, was a prolific medical artist and produced hundreds of drawings depicting the organization of nerve cells in the brain.
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