Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev

  title={Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev},
  author={Elena D. Bozhkova},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  • E. Bozhkova
  • Published 27 September 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev was one of the most productive Russian scientists of his time, publishing around 1700 scientific papers, and founding 12 journals and 50 institutions, including the Russian League Against Epilepsy. Bekhterev also described 19 new forms of diseases—such as ankylosing spondylitis, also known as Bekhterev’s disease—and 15 new reflexes. ”The amount of work he has done seems impossible,” says Marina Akimenko, Professor of Epileptology and scientific secretary of the… 
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