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Moshe Wolman

Born  1914

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Israeli neuropathologist, born 1914, Warsaw, Poland.

Biography of Moshe Wolman

Moshe Wolman attended the universities of Florence and Rome, graduating M.D. from Rome in 1938. In 1964 he became professor and chairman of pathology at the University of Tel-Aviv. Wolman is a pioneer in histochemistry.


    Moshe Wolman, editor:
  • The Healing and Scarring of Atheroma.
    Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, New York, 1984, volume 168.

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