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Adrian, Edgar Douglas, 1888-1977 (1st Baron Adrian | English electrophysiologist, Nobel Prize winner)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 30 November 1888 - 4 August 1977

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Norman Dott and Wilder Graves Penfield O. M., 1959-1960

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Identifier: Coll-32/H.15
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott and Wilder Graves Penfield O. M., 1959-1960. Penfield attended the combined British Medical Association and Canadian Medical Association meeting in Edinburgh in July 1959 and addressed the meeting in collaboration with Lord Adrian. At the same time he received the Honorary Doctorate of Law from Edinburgh University and Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dott corresponded with Penfield about the visit, acted as his host, and made...
Dates: 1959-1960

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Lord Adrian and others, 1948, 1957

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Identifier: Coll-32/H.7
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott, Lord Adrian and others including Juan Carlos Christensen, dated 1948 and 1957. The correspondence is mainly regarding 'phantom pain' and its treatment (Adrian's wife had undergone above-knee amputation as a result of a climbing accident in the Lakes in 1942), but it includes much interesting material on perception, the training of animals (including Dott's dogs), recollections of Pavlov, Cushing (it includes an operation performed by Cushing during a visit by...
Dates: 1948, 1957