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Eduard Glanzmann

Born 1887-04-12
Died 1959-02-02

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Swiss paediatrician, born April 12, 1887, Luzern; died February 2, 1959.

Biography of Eduard Glanzmann

Eduard Glanzmann graduated from the Lyceum Lucernense on October 20, 1909, and studied medicine in Zürich, Berlin, and Berne. He graduated in 1912 and obtained his medical doctorate in Berne 1914.

He undertook postgraduate studies at the paediatric clinic in the Berlin Charité Berlin under Adalbert Czerny (1863–1941). He settled in Berne as a specialist in children's disorder, becoming Privatdozent in 1929 and ausserordentlicher Professor in 1932. In 1939 he succeeded his former teacher, professor Max Stoos (1855–1939), in the chair of paediatrics at the University of Berne. In 1952 his health began to fail, and in 1957 he was succeeded by Ettore Rossi (1905–1998).

Glanzmann was dean of the University of erne 1943-1945. He was made Doctor honoris cause of the Univesity of Istanbul..

    "Untold patients and thankful mothers will mourn him. Enemies he had none. Swiss medical science become poorer by the loss of this worthy, kind man."
    From his obituary.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper for information submitted.

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