Kinnier Wilson and Sherrington

  title={Kinnier Wilson and Sherrington},
  author={Edward H Reynolds},
  journal={Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry},
  pages={478 - 479}
  • E. Reynolds
  • Published 14 March 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson (1878–1937) and Sir Charles Sherrington (1857–1952) were two of the most distinguished figures in 20th century neurology and neuroscience. Kinnier Wilson is best remembered now for the disease that bears his name1 and for his scholarly and influential textbook which was first published posthumously in 1940.2 In 1920, he also founded and edited the Journal of Neurology and Psychopathology , which evolved into the present Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and… 
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