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Schiff, Moritz

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Geneva, Switzerland

Career: 1830 studies of natural sciences at the Senckenberg Institute; 1840 at Heidelberg in order to pursue a career in medicine; anatomical work with Friedrich Tiedemann; move to Berlin and studies of morphology with Johannes Müller; 1843 at Göttingen under Rudolph Wagner; 1844 medical degree; zoological research at the museum of the Jardin des Plantes in Paris and studies with Magendie; research assistant to François Longet and Carlo Matteucci; 1845 medical practitioner in Frankfurt and physiological experiments in a small homemade laboratory; 1846 member of the ornithology section of the Senckenberg Museum; 1856 assistant professor of comparative anatomy and zoology at the University of Bern; 1862 professor of physiology at the Istituto di Studii Superiori of the University of Florence; 1876 chair of physiology at the University of Geneva; coeditor of the Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Heilkunde.
Selected works: Schiff, Moritz. 1855. Untersuchungen zur Physiologie des Nervensystems mit Berücksichtigung der Pathologie. Frankfurt a. M.: Literarische Anstalt Schiff, Moritz. 1859. Untersuchungen über die Zuckerbildung in der Leber, und den Einfluss des Nervensystems auf die Erzeugung der Diabetes. Würzburg: Verlag der Stahel'schen Buch -und Kunsthandlung Schiff, Moritz. 1858-1859. Lehrbuch der Physiologie des Menschen: I. Muskel- und Nervenphysiologie. Lahr: M. Schauenburg Schiff, Moritz. 1873. Contribution à la physiologie: De l'inflammation et de la circulation. Paris Schiff, Moritz. 1865. Lezioni di fisiologia sperimentale sul sistema nervoso encefalico. Compiled by P. Marchi. Florenz
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