Marie Jean Pierre Flourens

[Marie Jean Pierre Flourens] French physiologist, the founder of experimental brain science and a pioneer in anesthesia. Born 15 April 1794 at Maureilhan, Hérault, France; died 6 December 1867. Made notable contributions to the physiological theory of sensations. Did research on the peculiar functions of specific parts of the brain.

New Catholic Dictionary

NCD Index SQPN Contact Author