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Otto Haferkamp

Born 1929
Died

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German pathologist, born 1929.

Biography of Otto Haferkamp

Otto Haferkamp has been affiliated with the pathological institute at the University of Bonn, and for many years was professor of pathology at the University of Ulm. He retired from the latter position in 1995.

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