November 27, 1926


JAMA. 1926;87(22):1842-1843. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680220058020

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Predisposition to Convulsions in the Child  A work by Dr. André Collin, which deals with convulsions in the child, was published the same day that its author died. At the time of his death, he was a professor at the Ecole des hautes études sociales. He had devoted the period of his scientific activity, up to the time of his death at the age of 47, to the study of the neuropathology of the child, and, more particularly, to mental development. Some of his chief works are: "Les enfants nerveux," "Le développement de l'enfant," and, above all, "Un traité de médecine légale infantile." The last mentioned publication was prepared in collaboration with Judge Rollet, who was, in France, the founder of the juvenile courts.The last work from Dr. Collin's pen endeavors to establish, on the basis of physiologic and histologic research, that the interstitial substance of the brain of

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