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Léon Ambard

Born  1876-02-16
Died  1962

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French pharmacologist; born February 16, 1876, Marseille; died 1962.

Biography of Léon Ambard

Ambard studied medicine in Paris, receiving his doctorate in 1905. He was professor of pharmacology in Strassburg from 1919.


  • Rétention chloruée dans les néphrites interstitielles.
    Paris, 1905.
  • Physiologie normale et pathologique des reins.
    Paris, 1914; 2nd edition, 1920.
  • Les hypochlorémies.
    Written with J. Stahl, et al. Paris, Masson, 1938. 184 pages. (Forms Pt. 2, Rapp. Congr. fr. méd., 25. Sess. 1938.)
  • Conférances de physiologie medicale sur des sujets d’actualité faites sous les auspices de l’Association des externes.
    Written with Max Aron. Paris, 1935. 258 pages.
  • Le diabète et sa pathogénie.
    Written with Simone Trautmann and Daniel Kuhlmann.
    Paris, Masson, 1946. 162 pages.

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