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Leopold Auerbach

Born 1857
Died

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German neurologist, born June 18, 1857, Frankfurt am Main.

Biography of Leopold Auerbach

Leopold Auerbach attended the universities of Heidelberg and W├╝rzburg and was conferred doctor of medicine in Heidelberg in 1880. He settled in his native town as a neurologist, and scientifically concerned himself particularly with the development of neurology. His work concerns general, comparative, and special anatomy of the nervous system. His most important work is probably his neurological-histological investigations that treat functional conditions in particular (narcosis, excitement).

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