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Three of our pioneers on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, our thinking goes to three our pioniers: Anna Meyer Berliner and Lina Solomonova Stern (Shtern), both Jewish, and Cécile Mugnier Vogt, although she was not Jewish, the rise to power of the Nazi party had repercussions on her work. Anna Meyer Berliner was the first and only woman to …

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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 …

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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 …

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Silvia De Marchi, a rediscovered woman.

“An antibiotic would have been enough, and my mother would have saved her life.” These are the words that the lawyer Riccardo Musatti reports at the end of the story about his mother, Silvia De Marchi, of his few memories and those one handed down by his father, Cesare Musatti, and his aunt, Lucia De …

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The Lancet Neurology includes a historical profile of Augusta Déjerine-Klumpke

The November 2018 issue of The Lancet Neurology includes a historical profile of Augusta Dejerine-Klumpke written by Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan.   Here are some excerpts from the article:   “She was a person who did not take no for an answer,” said Lynda Jun-San Yang, a neurosurgeon at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI, …

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