The Cerebral Control Of Movement.

DENNY-BROWN, DEREK.

£35.00

Publisher

Liverpool University Press.

Place

Liverpool

Date

1966

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 222 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt. Slight sunning of spine, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Signature on first free endpaper. Illustrated by 69 text figures. A study of reflex pathways examining the motor function of the cerebral cortex. The Sherrington lectureship was instituted in 1948 on the occasion of the ninetieth birthday of Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952) who was George Holt Professor of Physiology at the University of Liverpool, 1895 to 1913. Derek Denny-Brown (1901-81) was a New Zealand born neurologist, who studied under Sherrington, and later joined the RAMC before emigrating to the USA, becoming Professor of Neurology at Harvard.

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