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Max Aron

Born  1892
Died  1974

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French physician, 1892-1974. Strasbourg.

Biography of Max Aron


  • Précis de biologie animale.
    2nd edition; Paris, Masson, 1939. 1201 pages.
    3rd edition, Paris, 1947. 1235 pages.
  • Léon Ambard, Max Aron:
    Conférances de physiologie medicale sur des sujets d’actualité faites sous les auspices de l’Association des externes.
    Paris, 1935. 258 pages.
  • M. Aron:
    Action de la préhypophyse sur le thyroïde chez le cobaye.
    Comptes rendus des séances de la Société de biologie et de ses filiales, Paris, 1929, 102: 682-684.
    Simultaneously with Loeb Aron demonstrated the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in the anterior pituitary.
  • Leon Loeb (1865-1959) and R. B. Bassett.
    Effect of hormones of anterior pituitary gland in the guinea pig.
    Proceedings of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine, New York, 1929, 26: 860-862.

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