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Adolf Jarisch, Junior

Born  1891
Died  1965

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Austrian physician, born February 23, 1891, Innsbruck; died August 31, 1965, Innsbruck.

Biography of Adolf Jarisch, Junior

Adolf Jarisch was the son of the dermatologist Adolf Jarisch (1850-1902). He studied in Graz and worked for six years by Otto Loewi (1873-1961). He headed the pharmacological institute of the University of Innsbruck from 1924 to 1945.

His main field of work was on the circulation of the blood. He undertook the definite research on and the experimental demonstration of the circulatory effect discovered by the German physiologist Albert von Bezold (1836-1868).

We thank Imre Redai, MD, FRCA, Columbia University, for information submitted.


  • Heribert Konzett (1913-2004):
    Professor Dr. Adolf Jarisch zum siebzigsten Geburtstag.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, 1961, 86: 539-540.
    In 1958 Heribert Konzett succeded Adolf Jarisch as Ordinarius for Pharmakology and Toxicology.
  • Franz Theodor von Brücke:
    Adolf Jarisch †. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, 1965, 90: 1971-1972.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.

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