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Problems of Muscular Receptivity

    Naturevolume 113page732 (1924) | Download Citation



    SIR CHARLES SHERRINGTON, whose book “The Integrative Action of the Central Nervous System “has received world-wide attention, gave the Linacre Lecture in the Lecture Room of Anatomy and Physiology at Cambridge on May 6. He commenced by pointing out that Linacre (the founder of the Royal College of Physicians), who is claimed first by the Grammarians as one of themselves, also initiated medical teaching on the banks of the Cam and the Isis. Linacre was a researcher in science at a time when scientific research was practically in its infancy. It is therefore very fitting that the lectureship which he founded should be devoted to a consideration of the results of research in medicine.

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