Charles Brown Sequard
- Category : 1817-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 1
French physician and physiologist considered the founder of modern endocrinology. Earning his medical degree in 1846 in Paris, he devoted his life to experimental physiology. Brown-Sequard traveled to the U.S. for political reasons in 1852, returned to Paris in 1853 and moved to Mauritius in 1854. Renowned for his lecture course in England, he was appointed physician at the National Hospital for the paralyzed and epileptic in London. Brown-Seguard practiced at the Paris Faculty of Medicine in 1868, in New York City in 1872 and the College de France in 1878. He was best known for his experimental work on internal secretions, adrenal glands, testicular extracts and the study of sympathetic nerves and the spinal cord. He founded and edited a journal from 1858-1863.
Died on 4/01/1894, Sceaux, France.