The History of Neuroscience
Introduction to the History of Neuroscience
By Carmen Cavada | Ex-President of SENC. Chair of Human Anatomy and Neuroscience, UAM, Madrid. The interdisciplinary nature of neuroscience is singular and peculiar among the other sciences and it is the basis of its extraordinary strength and attractiveness. Following this conceptual line, this text journeys through the fundamental landmarks in the evolution of this field of knowledge.
History of the SENC
By Fernando Reinoso Suárez | Ex-President of the SENC. Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UAM, Madrid.In the second half of the 1970s, those of us responsible for teaching Neurobiology at the UAM Medical School had spoken many times of the need to create a Neuroscience Society in Spain…
Get to know the Spanish neuroscientists who have made history
Here you can find a series of monographic papers that will help you to get to know the research by which Spanish neuroscientists have entered the History of Neuroscience, from Santiago Ramón y Cajal to the present day.
– Holding Scientific Symposia on the History of Neuroscience.
– Organisation of specific activities at SENC events (Biennial Conference, Cajal Conference).
– Internal and external advice on exhibitions and content related to the History of Neuroscience.
Facundo Valverde, link with the Cajal´s School.
The Spanish neuroscientist, who died at the age of 85, trained with a disciple of the Nobel laureate and had an international impact with his studies on the cerebral cortex
The neuroscientist Facundo Valverde, a researcher for almost
four decades at the Cajal Institute (CSIC). Family collection
A project is initiated in which videos about relevant Spanish neuroscientists are included (lectures, biographies or interviews), so that the collection constitutes a true “Audiovisual Document of Spanish Neuroscience”.