The birth of chronobiology: Julien Joseph Virey 1814.

  title={The birth of chronobiology: Julien Joseph Virey 1814.},
  author={Alain E Reinberg and Hadas Lewy and Michael hale Smolensky},
  journal={Chronobiology international},
  volume={18 2},
Julien-Joseph Virey (1775-1846) held the position of pharmacist-in-chief at the Val-de-Grâce, a military hospital. He was an innovative pharmacist, naturalist, anthropologist, and philosopher and a prolific author. His writings encompassed a wide range of topics, although many of his ideas were sometimes harshly questioned. Interest in Virey's work today stems from renewed appreciation of his doctoral thesis in medicine, which was completed in 1814 in Paris and was the first devoted to… CONTINUE READING

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