How the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was shared between Golgi and Cajal

  title={How the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was shared between Golgi and Cajal},
  author={Gunnar Grant},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
  • G. Grant
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Brain Research Reviews
In 1906 the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was shared between Camillo Golgi and Ramón y Cajal in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system. Golgi's most impressive contribution was his method, described in 1873. This was applied in studies of the cerebellum, the olfactory bulb, hippocampus and the spinal cord. These studies together with his earlier work were included in his Opera Omnia, published in 1903. His method was highly praised by Cajal. His adherence to… 
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