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Hans von Meyenburg

Born  1887

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German pathologist, born June 6, 1887, Dresden.

Biography of Hans von Meyenburg

Hans von Meyenburg attended the universities of Zurich, Munich, Kiel, and Berlin, obtaining his doctorate at Zurich in 1912. He spent his internship and period as assistant at the Zurich surgical clinic under Ernst Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875-1951) and at the pathological institutes in Munich and Zurich. He was habilitated for pathological anatomy and general pathology at Zurich in 1918, becoming ausserordentlicher Professor at Lausanne in 1919, ordentlicher Professor 1921. In 1925 he followed a call to the chair in Zurich. His works concern the study of pathological anatomy, particularly tumours.


  • Die quergestreifte Muskulatur.
    Handbuch der speziellen pathologischen Anatomie, volume 9, 1; Berlin, 1929.

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