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Mikhail Nikiforovich Nikiforov

Born 1858-10-23
Died 1915-06-10

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Russian physician, born October 23 (November 4), 1858; Moscow: died June 10 (23), 1915, Moscow.

Biography of Mikhail Nikiforovich Nikiforov

Mikhail Nikiforovich Nikiforov  was a Russian specialist in pathological anatomy.  He was born in Moscow in 1858, and graduated from the medical faculty of Moscow University. In 1894 he became professor of pathological anatomy, and in 1897 director of the Institute of Pathological Anatomy at Moscow University. 
He was the author of an atlas of pathological anatomy and founded an important school of specialists in that speciality.
Nikoforov’s principal works were concerned with the refinement of histological and bacteriological methods, the histogenesis of granulation tissue, relapsing fever, and the morphology of chorioepithelioma. 

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