The later lives of the main neurophysiologists in the latter part of the impulse story are described. Edgar Adrian, awarded a baronetcy, abandons research after his laboratory is accidentally flooded. Bryan Matthews succeeds him as head of the physiology department at Cambridge. After retiring from the directorship of the Rockefeller Institute, Herbert Gasser resumes experimenting and does important work on the unmyelinated nerve fibres. George Bishop continues various research studies into his eighties. Feldberg becomes head of the physiology and pharmacology division at the National Institute of Medical Research in London. Kenneth Cole remains resentful that his contribution to Alan Hodgkin’s work was never acknowledged. Hodgkin becomes President of the Royal Society and then Master of Trinity College, as does Andrew Huxley a little later. Eccles retires from Canberra and establishes a laboratory in Chicago, and then in Buffalo. Bernard Katz continues at University College London and Stephen Kuffler dies prematurely from a heart attack
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