Mentored by a Madman

Mentored by a Madman

NR 25 minDocumentary
The William Burroughs Experiment: A conversation with A.J.Lees and Mike Zandi. Hanging out with the molecules. A guide to neurology, discovery, and the Parkinson's Disease. 11th April is World Parkinson's Day and the anniversary of James Parkinson's birth. It is also 200 years since he published his essay on the shaking palsy. Watch our film about world authority on PD Professor Andrew Lees, by award winning documentary maker Ben Crowe, in which Professor Lees calls for a more creative approach to research. The film puts a spotlight on William Gowers and the process of neurology. Gowers (1845-1915) was a key figure in establishing the National Hospital as the single most important institution in the field of epilepsy in the last three decades of the nineteenth century.
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