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Cajal's Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Santiago Ramon y Cajal, Javier DeFelipe, Edward G. Jones, and R. M. May


This book is a reprint of an English translation of Cajal's original work, with abundant notes and commentaries by the editor. Cajal's fundamental contributions to neuroscience continue to be important today and this account accurately details his ideas and data. The book also provides readers with the opportunity to learn what Cajal thought about his research career and the significance of his observations. Excerpts from Tello's memorial lectures also provide a contemporary view of Cajal's work.

Keywords: English translation, Cajal, neuroscience, Tello, memorial lectures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780195065169
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065169.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Santiago Ramon y Cajal, author

Javier DeFelipe, editor
Cajal Institute, Madrid

Edward G. Jones, editor
University of California, Irvine


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Part I Cajal and Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Section One Introduction

Section Two Cajal in his own Words—Translations from Biographical and Other Works

First Part Degeneration and Regeneration of the Sensory and Sympathetic Ganglia

Third Part

Fourth Part