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Geoffrey Burnstock (b.1929)

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Professor of Anatomy at University College London, since 1975; Co-Director of the Autonomic Neuroscience Institute at the Royal Free & University College Medical School, Hampstead, since 1998; well known for his work on signalling and neurotransmission in the autonomic nervous system, his discovery of a 'third nervous system' and attempts to use it for healing damaged parts of the body.

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H 50.6 x W 60.2 cm

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