b.1809 d.8 November 1880
MRCS(1831) MD Lond(1844) FRCP (1859)
Edward Meryon studied medicine at University College, London, and at Paris. He obtained the diploma of M.R.C.S. in 1831 and the London M.D. degree in 1844. His chief appointments were as physician to the Hospital for Nervous Diseases and lecturer on comparative anatomy at St. Thomas’s Hospital. He published one volume of a History of Medicine (1861), Practical and Pathological Researches on the Various Forms of Paralysis (1864), and a work On the Functions of the Sympathetic System of Nerves (1872). He was a man of wide learning, as well as an accomplished and single-minded physician.
G H Brown
(Volume IV, page 113)
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