Dr. Vernon Mountcastle Passes On


Dr. Vernon Mountcastle, the “father of neuroscience,” died Sunday, January 11th  at the age of 96. He is a Roanoke alumnus who graduated in 1938. Throughout his life he made many important discoveries in neuroscience. You can learn more about him and his discoveries here:

To read The Roanoke Times report, which President Maxey and Dr. David Nichols both feature in to talk of Dr. Mountcastle’s discoveries, go here:

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