Bernard Sachs (1858-1944)

Abstract

Bernard Sachs studied nervous system disorders in children in the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In the late 1880s, Sachs described the fatal genetic neurological disorder called amaurotic family idiocy, later renamed Tay-Sachs disease. The disorder degrades motor skills as well as mental abilities in affected individuals. The… (More)

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@inproceedings{Sachs2017BernardS, title={Bernard Sachs (1858-1944)}, author={Bernard Sachs}, year={2017} }