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Erwin Wildi - bibliography

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Biography

Swiss physician, born April 20, 1917, Geneva.

Bibliography

  • Contribution à l'étude anatomo-pathologique et chimique de la maladie de Tay-Sachs.
    Genève 1950. [Medical thesis, Geneva, Nr. 1879]

    Biographical
  • Catalogue des ouvrages, articles et mémoires - Université de Genève.
    (Documents pour servir à l'histoire de l'Université de Genève ) 1973, 15: 470.

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