The National Museum of Medicine of Ukraine


Ukraine | Kyiv



The National Museum of Medicine of Ukraine is one of the largest in Europe, covering medical history from ancient times to present day. The museum has: a collection of medical artifacts, and anatomical specimens, an archive of scientific publications and documents, portraits of prominent scientists and physicians, and even dioramas depicting important events in Ukranina medicine. For neuroscience, the museum preserves the work of Vladimir Betz, who discovered motor areas of the brain and has a type of neuron (a giant pyramidal cell) named after him.

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Vladimir Betz