Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D. (1872-1953): American Pioneer in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

  title={Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D. (1872-1953): American Pioneer in Alzheimer’s Disease Research},
  author={Mary Kaplan and Anthony R. Henderson},
  journal={Journal of the History of the Neurosciences},
  pages={250 - 261}
The appointment of Alois Alzheimer to Emil Kraepelin’s clinic and laboratory at the Royal Psychiatric Hospital, University of Munich in 1903 offered new opportunities for clinical and pathological studies of the brain. At the opening of the facility in 1904, Alzheimer selected five foreign visiting students as his graduate research assistants, among whom was an American, Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller. A glimpse of Fuller’s background as an African-American (born in Liberia) at the turn of the… Expand
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