Physiologist (1896-1991). Instructor of Physiology, Tulane School of Medicine, 1922-1924. Professor of Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 1925-1965.
Gilson discusses the research and activities of the Department of Physiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in the 1920s and 1930s and several of his colleagues, such as Joseph Erlanger, Herbert Gasser, and George Bishop. He also talks of the axonologists, a discussion group first formed in 1930 at an American Physiological Society meeting.
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