Walter Bradford Cannon, 1871-1945

@article{Dale1947WalterBC,
  title={Walter Bradford Cannon, 1871-1945},
  author={Henry Hallett Dale},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1947},
  volume={5},
  pages={407 - 423}
}
  • H. Dale
  • Published 1 February 1947
  • Medicine
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
The work as a physiologist of Walter Bradford Cannon, who died on 2 October 1945, belongs to a tradition which may possibly have passed already the peak of its influence. Its followers have been concerned with the systematic description and provisional interpretation of the functions of living beings as seen, for the most part, in vertebrate animals. Their ultimate aim has been to create a physiology of man, as one of the foundations of medical science, though their immediate objective has more… 
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