Capillary Function and the Contractility Controversy (1923–1936)

  title={Capillary Function and the Contractility Controversy (1923–1936)},
  author={Bodil Schmidt-nielsen},
While August was waiting for the new institute to be built, work continued in his small laboratory. The capillary book resulting from his Silliman Lectures had become an instant success. At an Alfred Benzon Symposium in 1969, Eugene M. Landis said, “Very few books yielded as prompt and as widespread stimulation of research as this monograph did when it was read by histologists, physiologists, pathologists, and clinicians.”1 In the foreword to the 1959 edition of Krogh’s capillary book, Landis… CONTINUE READING