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Ferrier David

Ferrier, David, physician, was born at Aberdeen in 1843, and educated at the university there, where he graduated in 1863. He then studied at Heidelberg and at Edinburgh. He was afterwards appointed Professor and Physician at King's College, London, and became F.R.S. in 1876. His speciality is the brain and epilepsy, and he employs vivisection. In 1876 he published Functions of the Brain, and in 1878 Localisation of Cerebral Bisease, and is the editor of Brain.