Slicing of the Brain of Patient H.M.

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The brain of Patient H.M.

Credit: Jacopo Annese
Patient H.M. became an iconic case in neuroscience when he developed a peculiar form of amnesia after parts of his brain were removed during surgery in…Read More »

1953. After H.M.'s death in 2008, Jacopo Annese and his colleagues at the Brain Observatory in San Diego dissected his frozen brain into 2,400 thin slices, to learn about his brain lesions that caused his amnesia.    Less «
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