Gordon Morgan Holmes

Sir Gordon Morgan Holmes (1876 – 1965) was an Irish neurologist.

The works of Gordon Holmes are often cited as having a foundational influence on our understanding of the clinical symptoms and signs of cerebellar lesions


  • Born 1876
  • Died 1965

Medical Eponyms

  • Holmes-Adie pupil (1931)
  • Head-Holmes syndrome (1911) Sensory changes produced by lesions of the cerebral cortex and other parts of the brain.

Major Publications


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