History of MS (4): Robert Carswell (1793-1857)

The first description of the pathology of MS was made by Robert Carswell, a pathologist of the mid 19th century.

Web resource: a special collection of Robert Carswell's illustrations curated by the University of Glasgow

"Carswell was clearly a very talented artist; his illustrations are simply beautiful!"

Other relevant postings on the history of MS:

01 Jul 2011
History of MS (3): Sir August d'Esté (1794-1848). After St. Lidwina the next historical description of MS appeared in 19th century; a personal account of the illness by Sir Augustus d'Esté, the illegitimate grandson of ...
26 Jun 2011
"I believe that studying or being aware of the history of MS is important; it may provide important insights into the origins of the disease and important clues to its cause." Possibly the earliest known description of a ...
23 Jun 2011
History of MS (1): Russell Brains Monologue. Murray T. Russell Brains Review of MS. Int MS J. 2011 May;17(2):50-3. In 1930 there were many conflicting views on the cause, incidence, precipitating factors, inheritance and ...