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Adrian, Edgar Douglas (Baron of Cambridge)

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Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1977 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Electrophysiologist

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1889 - Edgar Douglas Adrian was born in LOndon on November 30, 1889.

 

1915 - Completed his medical degree and did clinical work at St. Bartholomew's Hospital London.

 

1919 - Returned to Cambridge.

 

1923 - Adrian married Hester Agnes Pinsent on June 14, 1923.

 

1925 - Studied the nerve impulses in the human sensory organs.

 

1928 - Discovered the presence of electricity within nerve cells.

 

1977 - Died on August 8, 1977.


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