UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Neurology, Neuroscience & Neurosurgery websites





  • Cyber Museum of Neurosurgery (USA)
  • History of Medicine - an online version of the classic annotated bibliography commonly known as “Garrison-Morton”, listing classic publications for many areas of medicine including neuro-topics, many pre-date the coverage of search sources such as Pubmed.
  • History of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School (USA)
  • History of Neuroscience by Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology, University of Washington
  • Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University (USA)
  • Images from the History of Medicine (USA) - a searchable collection of about 100,000 images from the prints and photograph collection of the National Library of Medicine.
  • ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online) from the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University. Database concerned with the history of science, technology and industry.
  • Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms and is also useful for finding bibliographical dates
  • Nobel Prize - more than 7000 documents about the Nobel prizes. Including portraits and biographies of laureates. Includes Carlsson, Greengard & Kandel, Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2000 "for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system".
  • Wellcome Trust (UK) - History of Medical Collection: a free catalogue of evaluated, high quality Internet resources and websites relating to the history of medicine and allied sciences, covering all aspects of the history of health and development of medical knowledge.


Including online directories of neurologists, neurosurgeons & neuroscientists:


    • anatomy tv - an interactive 3D human anatomy for UCL users. No login is required if you access the service via the Primal Pictures link while connected to the UCL network (or access via Desktop@UCL Anywhere when working offsite).  Unfortunately NHS access to this resource has ceased, as NHS funding was no longer available to support this subscription.
    • flickr - photo/image-sharing site with many images freely available for re-use through Creative Commons arrangements.
    • NHS Scotland Photo Library - a resource for the NHS providing photography for use in communication materials.
    • University of Iowa Digital Library - includes Charles Bell's classic images of trepanning.
    • US NLM Images from the History of Medicine. searchable collection of over 65,000 images.
    • Visible Body (Argosy) - "the most comprehensive human anatomy visualization tool available" 3D models of over 1,700 anatomical structures, including all major organs and systems of the human body. Compatible with Internet Explorer.
    • Wellcome Collection YouTube Channel (UK) - videos relating to medical history from the Wellcome Collection.

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