Journal of Neurology

, Volume 253, Issue 10, pp 1377–1378 | Cite as

Georg N. Koskinas (1885–1975)

  • Lazaros C. Triarhou
Georg N. Koskinas co-authored with Constantin von Economo the well-known landmark study of cytoarchitectonics of the adult human cerebral cortex [ 10]. Only recently have some biographical details emerged [ 8] that allow a rectification of an undeserved historical neglect.


Malaria General Paresis Cytoarchitectonic Area Monetary Award Spongy Degeneration 
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    Koskinas GN (1926) Encephalitis. In: Grand Hellenic Encyclopaedia, vol 9. Pyrsus Publishing and Graphic Arts Co., Athens, p 666Google Scholar
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    Koskinas GN (1957) Encephalon. In: Newer Encyclopaedical Lexicon, vol 6, Helios Review Editions, Athens, pp 314–334Google Scholar
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    Koskinas GN (1969) Lobus occipitalis: makroskopische and mikroskopische Beschreibung. Privately Published, AthensGoogle Scholar
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    Sträussler E, Koskinas G (1923) Über den Einfluß der Malariabehandlung der progressiven Paralyse auf den histologischen Prozeß. Wiener Med Wochenschr 73:783–787Google Scholar
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    Sträussler E, Koskinas G (1925) Weitere Untersuchungen über den Einflußder Malariabehandlung der progressiven Paralyse auf den histopathologischen Prozeß. Zeitschr Ges Neurol Psychiat 97:176–191CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Strässler E, Koskinas G (1926) Über “kolloide, “hyaline Degeneration und Über “Koagulationsnekrose“ im Gehirn. Zeitschr Ges Neurol Psychiat 100:344–374CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Sträussler E, Koskinas G (1926) Über den spongiösen Rindenschwund, den Status spongiosus and die laminären Hirnrindenprozesse. Zeitschr Ges Neurol Psychiat 105:55–71Google Scholar
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    Triarhou LC (2005) Georg N. Koskinas (1885–1975) and his scientific contributions to the normal and pathological anatomy of the human brain. Brain Res Bull 68:121–139PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    von Economo CF, Koskinas GN (1923) Die sensiblen Zonen des Großhirns. Klin Wochenschr 2:905CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    von Economo CF, Koskinas GN (1925) Die Cytoarchitektonik der Hirnrinde des erwachsenen Menschen. Textband and Atlas. Julius Springer, Wien BerlinGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economo-Koskinas Wing for Integrative and Evolutionary Neuroscience, Department of Educational and Social PolicyUniversity of MacedoniaThessalonikiGreece

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