Antônio Austregésilo

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Antônio Austregésilo (April 21, 1876 – December 23, 1960), was a Brazilian neurologist important to the history of the field in his nation.

Austregésilo was born in Pernambuco. He helped build the first neurological school in Rio de Janeiro.[1] He was a member of the Academia Brasileira de Letras and a President of the Academia Nacional de Medicina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teive, H. G.; Sá, D; Silveira Neto, O; Da Silveira, O. A.; Werneck, L. C. (1999). "Professor Antonio Austregésilo. The pioneer of neurology and of the study of movement disorders in Brazil". Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria. 57 (3B): 898–902. PMID 10751934.