Charles Sherrington


Date of Arrival : 27 November 1857

Date of Departure : 4 March 1952

Cause of death : Heart failure

Place of Death :Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Other :His investigations of nearly every aspect of mammalian nervous function have directly influenced the development of brain surgery and the treatment of such nervous disorders as paralysis and atrophy. Sherrington also coined the terms neuron and synapse to denote the nerve cell and the point at which the nervous impulse is transmitted from one nerve cell to another, respectively. His books include The Reflex Activity of the Spinal Cord (1932).

Resting place : England

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Ethnicity : United Kingdom

Alma mater/Profession : Ipswich School Royal College of Surgeons of England Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Political movement : None

Religion : Unknown

Spouse(s) : Ethel Mary Wright

Children : Carr E.R. Sherrington

Parents :Father,James Norton Mother,Sherrington, Anne Brookes,

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