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Julius Wagner-Jauregg

Austrian doctor, Nobel prize laureate and psychiatrist

Julius Wagner-Jauregg (March 7, 1857September 27, 1940) was an Austrian doctor.[1] He won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discovery that malaria inoculation helps the treatment of paralysis.[2]

Julius Wagner-Jauregg
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BornMarch 7, 1857
DiedSeptember 27, 1940
Alma materVienna University
Institute of General and Experimental Pathology
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1927)
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine, Psychiatry
InstitutionsVienna University, Vienna, Austria

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biography of Julius Wagner-Jauregg". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1927". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.