The Beautiful Brain: Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852–1934)

Sep 5-Dec 3, 2017

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

The Beautiful Brain is the first North American museum exhibition to present the extraordinary drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852–1934), a Spanish pathologist, histologist and neuroscientist renowned for his discovery of neuron cells and their structure, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1906. Known as the father of modern neuroscience, Cajal was also an exceptional artist. He combined scientific and artistic skills to produce arresting drawings with extraordinary scientific and aesthetic qualities.

More information: Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal to be shown at UBC.