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Max Mosse

Born 1873
Died 1936

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German internist, born May 21, 1873, Berlin; died 1936.

Biography of Max Mosse

Max Mosse received his education in Freiburg im Breisgau, Zurich, and Berlin, being conferred doctor of medicine in Freiburg in 1897. From 1897 to 1899 he worked in the I. medical clinic at the Charité under Ernst Viktor von Leyden (1832-1910), from 1899 to 1908 at the university medical policlinic in Berlin under Hermann Senator (1834-1911). He settled as an internist in Berlin, and in 1908 became titular professor.

Mosse’s work mainly concern’s physiological and pathological chemistry, normal and pathological histology, internal clinics, particularly of haematology and social medicine.

Mosse was co-publisher of the Enzyklopädie der mikroskopischen Technik (Berlin and Vienna 1903).

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