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Sanger Brown

Born 1852
Died 1928

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American neuropsychiatrist, 1852-1928.

Biography of Sanger Brown

While working with professor Edward Albert Schafer (1850-1935) at University College Hospital, London, Sanger Brown showed for the first time conclusive proof that the occipital lobe was the centre for vision in animals. Following graduation from the Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1880, he had worked at the hospital for the insane, Ward’s Island, New York, and then at the Bloomingdale Asylum. After his return to the U.S. he was appointed professor of clinical neurology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Illinois, and later became owner and director of the Kenilworth Sanatorium.

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