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Preyer, Thierry William

Moss Side, UK

Wiesbaden, Germany

Degrees: doctorate (1862)
Career: 1859 studies of science (especially physiology and chemistry) at Heidelberg; 1862 doctorate; move from natural sciences to medicine and studies in Paris with Claude Bernard and Charles-Adolphe Wurtz, later in Berlin, Vienna and Bonn; 1865 qualification as a lecturer in zoophysics and zoochemistry in the Faculty of Philosophy in Bonn; 1866 medical degree at Bonn; in 1867 qualification as a teacher of physiology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Jena; 1869 professor of physiology at Jena in succession to Johann Nepomuk Czermak and appointment as director of the Physiology Institute; 1888 retirement and for the rest of his life private scholar in Wiesbaden.
Selected works: Preyer, William T. 1882. Die Seele des Kindes: Beobachtungen über die geistige Entwicklung des Menschen in den ersten Lebensjahren. Leipzig: Grieben Preyer, William T. 1880. Naturwissenschaftliche Thatsachen und Probleme. Berlin: Paetel Preyer, William T. 1883. Elemente der allgemeinen Physiologie: Kurz und leichtfasslich. Leipzig: Grieben Preyer, William T. und Ferdinand Zirkel. 1862. Reise nach Island im Sommer 1860: Mit wissenschaftlichen Anhängen. Leipzig: Brockhaus Preyer, William T. 1866. De haemoglobino observationes et experimenta: Dissertatio inauguralis. Bonn: Cohen
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ISSN 1866-4784: reference - xlink