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Bruno Kisch

Born  1890
Died  1966

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Austrian physiologist, born August 28, 1890, Prague; died 1966.

Biography of Bruno Kisch

Bruno Kisch studied medicine in Prague and received his doctorate there in 1913. He worked in Prague with Franz Bruno Hofmann (1869-1926), in Cologne with Heinrich Ewald Hering (1866-1948), and worked independently in Frankfurt am Main, and also for several times in Naples. Kisch was habilitated for general and pathological physiology at Cologne in 1918, becoming professor extraordinary in 1922. In 1925 assumed the chair for normal and pathological physiology.

Kisch concentrated his efforts in the field of physiological chemistry, circulation, and endocrinology.

Kisch established the journal Ergebnisse der Kreislaufforschung, later renamed Zeitschrift für Kreislaufforschung, published by Kisch and Eduard Stadler (born 1874); as well as the Verhandlungsberichte der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kreislaufforschung (1927).


  • Fachausdrücke der physikalischen Chemie.
    Berlin and Vienna, 1919; 2nd edition, 1923.
  • Physiologie des äusseren und mittleren Ohres.
    Handbuch der Neurologie des Ohres. Volume 1. Berlin and Vienna, 1924.
  • Kreislauf.
    In: Albrecht Bethe (1872-1954) et al: Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 7, 1. Berlin, 1926.
  • Pharmakologie des Herzens.
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 7, 2. Berlin, 1927.
  • Naturwissenschaft und Weltanschauung. Leipzig, 1931.
  • Der Herzalternans. Dresden and Leipzig, 1932.

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