DRS. CECILE MUGNIER VOGT
(1875-1962)
OSKAR VOGT
(1870-1959)

Cecile Vogt was a Frenchwoman, but her husband Oskar was half Danish and half German. They had similar longings and ambitions in the neurosciences. They crusaded for a brain institute and finally one was created. The Kaiser Wilhelm Institut für Hirnforschung was created for them. Normal architonics, pathoarchitectonics, cerebral fiber pathways, pyramidal trait pathways and diseases were their main fields in which they pioneered. Mrs. Vogt easily became the first woman in science through her work. The Institute flourished and interests increased to include nerve cell aging and even genetic mutation. The Vogts were showered with honors from everywhere.


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