A short history of neurosciences in Austria

  title={A short history of neurosciences in Austria},
  author={Kurt A. Jellinger},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
  • K. Jellinger
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Neural Transmission
Summary.Based on internal medicine and psychiatry and in close connection with pathology, the neurosciences in Austria began to develop in the 18th century, e.g. with the description of inflammation of the central nervous system by J. P. Franck (1745–1823) and the “phrenology” by F. J. Gall (1745–1823). Under the influence of the great pathologist C. Rokitansky (1804–1878), the tripode of the Vienna neurology – L. Türck (1810–1868), as initiator, Th. v. Meynert (1833–1892) the activator, and H… 
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