Hermann Werner Siemens

Born 1891
Died 1969

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German dermatologist, born August 20, 1891, Charlottenburg; died 1969.

Biography of Hermann Werner Siemens

Hermann Werner Siemens
17: Siemens studied at Munich and Berlin, receiving his doctorate from the latter university in 1918. He worked for a brief period of time under Josef Jadassohn (1863-1936) in Breslau, and in 1921 entered the university dermatological clinic in Munich. Here he was habilitated for dermatology in 1923, becoming ausserordentlicher professor in 1927, and in 1929 was called to Leiden as ordinarius. Besides his main speciality Siemens concerned himself extensively with Vererbungspathologie.

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