Commemoration of the 160th anniversary of Augusta Dejerine-Klumpke’s birth

The anniversary of Augusta Dejerine-Klumpke birth (160 years) was on October 15. The Wins organized, together with the ICM (ICM Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord) historians and scientists, a learning day and an exhibition at the ICM institute in Paris. The day was sponsored also by FENS. Accompanied by friends and supporters, on October […]

This article chronicles the life and careers of a mother, Cecile & 2 daughters, Marthe & Marguerite Vogt who had remarkable careers as research scientists.

#InternationalDayofWomenandGirlsinScience “This article chronicles the life and careers of a mother, Cecile & 2 daughters, Marthe & Marguerite Vogt who had remarkable careers as research scientists. This was an era when women were not readily accepted in the scientific circles of academia. Cecile Vogt played a key role in brain research during the first half […]

Augusta Déjerine-Klumpke and the oustanding lesson on the anatomy of aphasia

On this day in 1908 Augusta Déjerine-Klumpke showed the anatomical evidences that lesions to an area deep to the left pars opercularis was associated with nonfluent aphasia. She presented her results during the second meeting, on July 9,1908, of the Société de Neurologie de Paris and “constituted a highlight in the debate between the two […]

Letter to a young psychiatrist

Georges Daumezon was a French psychiatrist who implemented psychotherapy in psychiatric institutions. In 1952, together with his colleague Philippe Koechlin, he introduced the term “institutional psychotherapy”. After graduating in Law in 1932, he earned his doctorate in medicine in 1935. He headed several psychiatric departments and services. He then became head physician at the Henri-Rousselle […]