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17:00 - 18:00 14 December 2017

Sir Victor Horsley Lecture – Neuromodulation of Human Memory: From Single Neurons to Clinical Intervention


Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square (link Map)
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery | Queen Square | London | WC1N 3BG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

The meeting celebrates the enduring legacy of one the greatest National Hospital doctors. The 2017 Victor Horsley Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Itzhak Fried, Professor of Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California - “Neuromodulation of Human Memory: From Single Neurons to Clinical Intervention”. Host: Rob Brownstone.

Horsley (1857-1916) was the first neurosurgeon appointed to the National Hospital Queen Square, and was known worldwide as the ‘Father of Neurosurgery’. He was a brilliant experimentalist, elected as FRS at the age of 29 years for his work on cerebral localization and comparative anatomy. He pioneered resective neurosurgery for epilepsy, tumours, abscess, head injury, spinal and pituitary disease, and trigeminal neuralgia. He devised a stereotactic frame and a variety of new surgical techniques and technologies. More information in the link below.


Grace Dray
Please email | g.dray@ucl.ac.uk


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