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I stood on the shoulders of giants

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The author dedicated the article to the outstanding scientific achievements of his mentors, who represented the Moscow Neurological School founded by Dr. E.K. Sepp and Dr. M.B. Zucker, and accompanied his story with invaluable personal memories about their everyday scientific and clinical practice and personal human qualities. It also demonstrated how the fundamental concepts put forward by Dr. E.K. Sepp were developed and expanded by his students by using modern research methods.

About the Author

V. A. Karlov
Yevdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry
Russian Federation

Vladimir А. Karlov – Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, President of the Russian League Against Epilepsy, Dr. Med. Sc., Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, Department of Nervous Diseases, Medical Faculty

Scopus Author ID: 7103065003; RSCI SPIN-code: 2726-9790

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1. Sepp Е.К. History of the development of the vertebrate nervous system. 2nd ed. Мoscow: Medgiz; 1959 (in Russ.).

2. Karlov VA. Relationships between cerebral and facial venous blood flow. Zhurnal Nevrologii i Psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova. 2020; 10 (3-2): 13–5 (in Russ.).

3. Zucker М.V. Introduction to pediatric neuropathology. Мoscow: Meditsina; 1970 (in Russ.).


For citations:

Karlov V.A. I stood on the shoulders of giants. Epilepsy and paroxysmal conditions. 2021;13(1S):8-16. (In Russ.)

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