Netters Atlas
LEADING NEUROSCIENCE TEXTBOOK WINS AWARD: The book, used in the Neuroscience course at UMHS, received an Award of Merit in the Illustrated Textbook category for 2016 by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Image: Amazon.com

Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition—one of the textbooks used at UMHS–has been honored by a major medical illustration association.

Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition (published by Elsevier), authored by David L. Felten, M.D., Ph.D. (UMHS, Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences), M. Kerry O’Banion, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine), and Mary E. Maida, Ph.D. (Adjunct Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester School of Medicine, and CEO, Clerisy Corp, Pittsford, NY) has received an Award of Merit in the Illustrated Textbook category for 2016 by the Association of Medical Illustrators.  James A. Perkins CMI, FAMI, is the medical illustrator who provided the new and modified illustrations for the 3rd edition of Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience.  James Perkins is Professor of Medical Illustrations at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, NY.  He is a board-certified medical illustrator and Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators.  He is a masterful medical illustrator who has illustrated more than 40 medical textbooks in pathology, physiology, molecular biology, and neuroscience, including the Elsevier flagship volumes Robbins and Cotran Pathological Basis of Disease, and Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience.  His medical illustrations have been acclaimed with numerous awards.

Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition, is used in the Neuroscience course at UMHS, and is the basis for lectures and labs taught by Dr. David Felten in that course, including this September 2016.  Dr. Mary E. Maida will be teaching molecular biology lectures in September 2016 at the UMHS St. Kitts campus.

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