101- DOMINGOS RODRIGUES SEIXAS
Physician, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, in 1925.
Student Prize Laureate Professor Manuel Vitorino Pereira, whose portrait in the Pantheon of the Faculty, was awarded a study trip to Europe.
Returning to the Old World, settled in Santos, São Paulo, where he served for several years, the ENT.
Thanks to its jurisdiction, is considered a leading authority in his specialty in Brazil.
"High-minded, lined in solid humanistic culture of great artistic sensibility and scientific papers prepared to recommend that the national gratitude, and did, always with the utmost scientific rigor, the most scrupulous honesty, the most exquisite aesthetic sense" ( 3)
As an amateur photographer, portrayed the beauties of our country, publishing, among other works, "Brazil Picturesque, Artistic and Traditional", "Traditional Charms of Bahia," "Relics of the Land of Gold" and "Lord of the Basilica of Bom Jesus de Congonhas the Field. "
As a historian of medicine, has published several books, mainly about Pirajá Manoel da Silva ("Pirajá Manoel da Silva, the discoverer of Schistosoma mansoni Axiomatic" and "CLOSE"), proving that the wise belong to Bahia the discoverer of this trematode .
Edgar Cerqueira also studied the life and work of Gaspar Viana, and other Brazilian scientists.
His extensive and valuable bibliography includes, besides the books mentioned above, famous works such as "Critical study of the work Marcgrave floor and on the Natural History of Brazil." This book is based on the original drawings of the two naturalists.
Other studies, also notable are the studies that Edgar Cerqueira held on Joham Gregor Aldembuck ("Value of the conquest and loss of the city of Salvador by the Dutch in 1624), Zacharias Wegener (Zoobilion"), Gabriel Soares de Souza (" News from Brazil "), Bernardino Antonio Gomes (" Medicinal Plants of Brazil), Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira ("Philosophical Journey to the captaincy of the Grand Para, Rio Negro, Mato Grosso and Cuiaba"), among others.
Medical writer noted, one of Brazil's biggest, while living away from their homeland, never stopped loving her and the Bahia School of Medicine.
He died at the age of 82, surrounded by the affection and admiration of his colleagues and disciples, now scattered across the vastness of Brazil.