Jean George Bachmann
German-American physiologist, born July 18, 1877, Mühlhausen, Elsass.
Biography of Jean George Bachmann
Jean George Bachmann discovered the function of the intraauricular Bundle. Born in Germany, he studied at the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, where he was conferred doctor of medicine in 1907. He worked as a resident in physiology at the Jefferson Hospital, and was demonstrator of physiology at the college. He was professor of physiology at the Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeons 1910-1915, and in 1915 followed a call to the Emory University, School of Medicine in Georgia.
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