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Franciis Rathéry

Born 1877
Died

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French physician, born June 17, 1877, Paris.

Biography of Franciis Rathéry

Francis Rathéry
Rathéry studied in Paris and received his medical doctorate from that university in 1905. He became médecin des hôpitaux in 1909, agrégé 1911. In 1925 he was appointed professor of experimental and comparative pathology at the faculty, and in 1931 assumed the chair of medical-therapeutical clinics.

Rathéry was co-publisher of Précis de pathologie interne by Nicolas Augustin Gilbert (1858-1927), and Manuel des maladies de nutrition et intoxication.

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