Avicenna (980–1037 AD)

  title={Avicenna (980–1037 AD)},
  author={Arman Zargaran and Alireza Mehdizadeh and Mohamad M. Zarshenas and Abdolali Mohagheghzadeh},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Avicenna (Ibn-e-Sı̄nā), a Persian physician, was arguably one of the most outstanding medical scientists and practitioners ever, and had a deep influence on medical science in the golden ages of Islamic medicine (9–12th century AD) and in Europe as well. He contributed to various aspects of medicine including neurology, a discipline that was very well known and widely accepted in that period [5, 8]. Avicenna was born in Afshaneh, near the city of Bokhara (in old Persia) in 980 AD. His father… 

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  • 2007