The legacy of Alois Alzheimer: An historical perspective

@article{Lefroy2000TheLO,
  title={The legacy of Alois Alzheimer: An historical perspective},
  author={Richard B. Lefroy},
  journal={American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={252 - 255}
}
  • R. Lefroy
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • Biology
  • American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
for celebration when they came across a parcel containing tissues of a brain autopsy that had been missing for 90-years. Using a new technique, Alois Alzheimer had demonstrated peculiar changes in neurofibrils of the brain cells as well as numerous small miliary foci (later known as plaques). Having been the attendant physician to Auguste D (in keeping with the characteristically modern custom, we know her only by her first name) during her long stay in the Frankfurt Asylum, he was duly… 

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