John Hughlings Jackson, Manchester Square, London, UK
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N 51° 31.002 W 000° 09.144
30U E 697569 N 5711131
Quick Description: John Hughlings Jackson. Pioneering neurologist in the field of epilepsy.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/11/2010 10:05:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM8JTA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
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Long Description:

John Hughlings Jackson has been referred to as the "father of English neurology. He pioneered research into epilepsy as well as aphasia and neuro-ophthalmology.[1]

A number of neurological conditions and symptoms bear his name, such as Jackson's cerebellar syndrome, Jackson's epilepsy, Jackson-MacKenzie syndrome, and Jacksonian march [3]

The Plaque Reads

John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911)
Physician
Lived Here

References:

  1. medicinenet.com MedTerms dictionary
  2. Wikipedia
  3. WhoNamedIt.com
Blue Plaque managing agency: LCC (London County Council)

Individual Recognized: John Hughlings Jackson

Physical Address:
Manchester Square
London
W1


Web Address: [Web Link]

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