The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852–1934) was a pioneering Spanish neuroanatomist who, over the course of five decades, combined cutting-edge scientific research with consummate draftsmanship to create groundbreaking drawings of the human brain and other nerve tissues. In 1906, Cajal was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his assertion that the brain … Continue reading The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal