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HISTORY OF NEUROSCIENCE

Principial investigators: Sven Jarius, Brigitte Wildemann 

 

This project is dedicated to the history of neuroscience with a special focus on the history of neuroimmunology.

 

Email: 

sven.jarius@med.uni-heidelberg.de

brigitte.wildemann@med.uni-heidelberg.de

Selected Publications

  • Jarius S, Wuthenow AB, Wildemann B. The first Japanese report on neuromyelitis optica rediscovered: acute bilateral blindness, tetraparesis and respiratory insufficiency in a 35-year-old man (1891). J Neurol Sci 2018; in press.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. Devic’s disease before Devic: On the contribution of Friedrich Albin Schanz (1863-1923). J Neurol Sci 2017 Aug 15; 379:99-102.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. Pavlov’s reflex before Pavlov: early accounts from the English, French and German classic literature. Eur Neurol 2017;77(5-6):322-326.[FREE PDF]
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. Devic’s disease before Devic: Bilateral optic neuritis and simultaneous myelitis in a young woman (1874). J Neurol Sci 2015 Nov 15;358(1-2):419-21.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. And Pavlov still rings a bell: summarising the evidence for the use of a bell in Pavlov’s iconic experiments on classical conditioning. J Neurol 2015 Sep;262(9):2177-8.[FREE PDF]
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. 'Spinal amaurosis' (1841). On the early contribution of Edward Hocken to the concept of neuromyelitis optica. J Neurol 2014 Feb;261(2):400-4.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. Flesh in the age of reason: the modern foundations of body and soul, and a dialogue by Jeremy Collier (1695). Brain 2013 Aug;136(Pt 8):e243.[FREE PDF]
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. The history of neuromyelitis optica. J Neuroinflammation 2013 Jan 15;10:8.[FREE PDF]
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. An early British case of neuromyelitis optica (1850). BMJ 2012 Dec 22;345:e6430.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. On the contribution of Thomas Clifford Allbutt, FRS, to the early history of neuromyelitis optica. J Neurol 2013 Jan;260(1):100-4.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. The case of the Marquis de Causan (1804): an early account of visual loss associated with spinal cord inflammation. J Neurol 2012 Jul;259(7):1354-7.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. 'Noteomielite' accompanied by acute amaurosis (1844). An early case of neuromyelitis optica. J Neurol Sci 2012 Feb;313(1–2):182–4.
  • Jarius S, Wildemann B. An early case of neuromyelitis optica: On a forgotten report by Jacob Lockhart Clarke, FRS. Mult Scler 2011 Nov;17(11):1384-6.