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Página del Profesor Anastasio Rojo Vega

El profesor de Hª de la Ciencia de la Universidad de Valladolid,  Anastasio Rojo Vega, ha puesto en marcha una página: http://anastasiorojovega.com/ donde pondrá cosas que le parezcan de interés

Columbia University’s Health Sciences Library Purchases George Huntington Papers

Columbia University’s Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library has purchased an extensive archive of George Huntington (1850-1916), an 1871 graduate of the University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons for whom Huntington’s Disease is named. The collection includes fourteen volumes of Huntington’s student notebooks from his time at the College of Physicians and Surgeons; thirteen daybooks and ledgers from his medical practice in Dutchess County, N.Y.; manuscripts of two talks he gave later in life; his medical school graduation thesis; numerous sketches – Huntington was a talented amateur artist; and dozens of photographs of him and other Huntington family members. In 1872 Huntington, aged 22, published a paper describing a degenerative nervous disease that was prevalent in one family in his hometown of East Hampton, N.Y.  Drawing on the casebooks of his father and grandfather, both physicians in East Hampton, and his own observations, Huntington correctly deduced the he