Frederic Gibbs and his contributions to epilepsy surgery and electroencephalography.

@article{Vannemreddy2012FredericGA,
  title={Frederic Gibbs and his contributions to epilepsy surgery and electroencephalography.},
  author={Prasad S. S. V. Vannemreddy and James L. Stone and Konstantin V. Slavin},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={774-82}
}
Frederic Gibbs' (1903-1992) long research career was devoted to the understanding and treatment of epileptic phenomena and closely associated with the development of electroencephalography (EEG). After medical school, he joined the Harvard Neurological Unit at Boston City Hospital directed by Stanley Cobb. In the early 1930s, Gibbs developed a thermoelectric blood flow probe and, with William Lennox, proved in animals and humans that a seizure increases cerebral blood flow. By 1934, Gibbs… CONTINUE READING