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Robert Rössle

Born  1876
Died  1956

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German pathologist, born August 19, 1876, Augsburg; died 1956.

Biography of Robert Rössle

Robert Rössle attended the universities of Kiel and Strassburg, receiving his doctorate at Munich in 1900. In 1904 he received the venia legendi for general pathology and pathological anatomy, and in 1909 became ausserordentlicher professor at Munich. In 1911 he was called to Jena as ordinarius, and in 1922 moved to the same tenure at Basel. In 1929 he succeeded Otto Lubarsch (1860-1933) in the chair of pathology at Berlin.


  • Fortschritte der Cytotoxinforschung. Wiesbaden, 1910.
  • Wachstum und Alter. Munich, 1923.
  • Das Wachstum der Schulkinder. With H. Böning.
    In: Veröffentlichungen aus der Kriegs- und Konstitutionspathologie, volume 4, H. 1, Jena, 1924.
  • Wachstum der Zellen und Organe, Hypertrophie und Atrophie.
    Handbuch der speziellen pathologischen Anatomie, volume 4, Berlin, 1926.
  • Entzündungen der Leber.
    Handbuch der speziellen pathologischen Anatomie, volume 5, . Berlin, 1930.
  • Mass und Zahl in der Pathologie.
    Pathologie und Klinik in Einzeldarstellungen, volume 5, Berlin, 1932.

  • Ernst Hedinger:
    R. Rössle.
    Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1925, 72: 134-135.

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