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January 31, 1948

Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard: A Nineteenth Century Neurologist and Endocrinologist

JAMA. 1948;136(5):357. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890220067034

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Here are three lectures given at Johns Hopkins University maintained by a fund contributed in 1929 by the late Dr. Emanuel Libman and now known as the Hideyo Noguchi Lectureship. The writing is clear but not especially distinguished in its literary quality. The furor created by the announcement that an extract of testicular tissues would rejuvenate was from a journalist's point of view a high spot in Brown-Séquard's career. His actual scientific contributions to endocrinology deserve proportionately far more space.

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