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Santiago Ramón y Cajal


Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852–1934) was a famous Spanish neuroanatomist and is considered by many to be the father of modern neuroscience. He won the Nobel Prize in 1906 for medicine along with Camillo Golgi.


  • Any man could, if he were so inclined, be the sculptor of his own brain.
    • Advice for a Young Investigator (1897), p. xv
  • There are no small problems. Problems that appear small are large problems that are not understood
    • Advice for a Young Investigator (1897), p. 17

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