Proposed biopsy and experimental investigation of dementia praecox.
Description:
Five page typewritten proposal by Wilder Penfield. The document proposes and requests financial support for a "biopsy study of psychiatric patients". Penfield indicates the proposed research would be undertaken over a five year period. This study would have two components, a biopsy study and an experimental study to be carried out by a number of doctors including Dr. Penfield, Dr. Elvidge, Dr. Reed, Dr. McEachern, and Dr. Cone. The fourth and fifth pages detail the annual costs of the "dementia praecox investigation" and a list of additional anticipated expenses. The proposal is not dated.
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 28.0 x 21.5 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Proposed biopsy and experimental investigation of dementia praecox. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved November 26, 2022 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9693
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Creator:
Penfield, Wilder Graves, 1891-1976.
Notes:
Handwritten note at center of page 1 reads: "final draft".

Handwritten note at top left of page 5 reads: "3rd draft".

The hospital discussed in the proposal, the Verdun Protestant Hospital, has since become the Douglas Mental Health University Institute.

Call Number:
A/N 16-1