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bin an der Ruhr geboren”, joked Robert Feulgen who, together with Justus von Liebig (1803–1873), Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845–1923) and Wilhelm Joseph Schmidt (1884–1974), ranks among the most distinguished scientists of the University of Giessen and whose name is well known in biomedical research all over the world. Robert Joachim Wilhelm Feulgen was born(More)
Adolph Berthold (1803–1861) as one of the founders of endocrinology. Indeed, as far as is known he is the father of the first endocrine experiment. In spite of the central role of Berthold’s experiment, his work lapsed into oblivion and endocrine experiments were not resumed until the last decade of the 19th century. So Berthold appears as a founder of a(More)
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Only very few remember Georg Haas as the scientist who--in 1924--was the first to successfully conduct an extracorporal hemodialysis on a patient in Giessen. Haas began his experiments in 1914 shortly after joining the Medical Clinic of the University of Giessen. Neither protocols nor any of the set-ups were preserved from these early experiments. In(More)
Since the earliest time medicine has considered our intellectual-psychic abilities in relationship to organs and substrata. Originally blood and its presumptive production resp. depot organs liver and heart acted as soul carriers. Gradually the brain obtained superiority in the body-soul-discussion and during the course of development nearly any structure(More)