Erlanger, Joseph, 1874-1965

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Physiologist. Professor of Physiology at Washington University, School of Medicine, 1910-1946. Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine and Physiology with Herbert S Gasser in 1944. See also Robert G. Frank, Jr., Journal of the History of Biology 12 (1979):193-201.

From the description of Joseph Erlanger papers, 1890-1964. 1890-1964. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 10603002

Joseph Erlanger (1874-1965) received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1899. From 1900 to 1906, he was an assistant in physiology at Johns Hopkins. Erlanger became professor of physiology at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1906. In 1910, he accepted an appointment as professor and head of physiology at Washington University in St. Louis. He retained this position until his retirement in 1946, continuing in research at the university for several years afterward. In 1944, Erlanger and Herbert S. Gasser were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

From the description of Oral history interview with Joseph Erlanger, 1964. 1964. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 61397416

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referencedIn Warren P. Lombard papers, 1877-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Gilson, Arthur S., 1896-1991,. Oral history interview with Arthus S. Gilson, 1980. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Office of the Chancellor. Frederic Aldin Hall records, 1913-1924. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984,. Oral history interview with Carl F. Cori, 1982. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Erlanger, Joseph, 1874-1965,. Oral history interview with Joseph Erlanger, 1964. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Erlanger, Joseph, 1874-1965. Joseph Erlanger papers, 1890-1964. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Arneson, A. N. (Axel Norman), 1905-. Oral history interview with A.N. Arneson, John E. Hobbs, and Melvin A. Roblee, 1976. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Gasser, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1883-1963. Papers, 1886-1953. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Erlanger, Joseph, 1874-1965. Reminiscences of Joseph Erlanger : oral history, 1964. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Bishop, George H. (George Holman), 1899-1973. George H. Bishop papers, 1915-1978. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Guze, Samuel B., 1923-. Oral history interview with Samuel B. Guze, 1994. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Dock, William, 1898-. Oral history interview with William S. Dock, 1981. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Bishop, George H. (George Holman), b. 1889,. Oral history interview with George H. Bishop, 1969. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Hinsey, Joseph C. (Joseph Clarence), 1901-1981. Joseph C. Hinsey Papers, 1979-1981. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Schmitt, Francis Otto, 1903-1995,. Oral history interview with Francis Otto Schmitt, 1982. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
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creatorOf Gasser, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1888-1963. Herbert S. Gasser papers, 1914-1964. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Lombard, Warren P. (Warren Plimpton), 1855-1939. Warren P. Lombard papers, 1877-1939. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Schmitt, Francis Otto, 1903-1995, person
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Birth 1874-01-05

Death 1965-12-05

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