previous page next page

Behring, Emil Adolph von

Lawice, Poland

Marburg, Germany

Degrees: M.D., Friedrich Wilhelm Institute, Berlin, 1878
Career: 1874 entry into the Friedrich Wilhelm Institute in Berlin, where he received the M.D. in 1878; state board examinations in 1880; 1881work as military surgeon; 1887 promotion to captain; further training at the Pharmacological institute in Bonn; 1889 assistant to Robert Koch at the Institute for Hygiene in Berlin; development of the serum therapy against diphteria and tetanus , together with Shibasaburo Kitasato and Erich Wehrnicke; 1894 associate professor in Halle; 1895 professor of hygiene within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Marburg; 1901 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.
Selected works: Wernicke und Behring. 1893. Immunisirungsversuche gegen Diphterie. Archiv für Physiologie: 202-203 Behring. 1893. Ueber die Natur der immunitätverleihenden Körper. Archiv für Physiologie: 381-383 Behring, Emil A. von und Shibasaburo Kitasato. 1890. Ueber das Zustandekommen der Diphterie-Immunität und der Tetanus-Immunität bei Thieren. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift 16: 1113-1114 Behring. 1893. Ueber den gegenwärtigen Stand der Blutserumstherapie. Archiv für Physiologie: 198-202
search the library or the technology database
Sources: Schmidt ; DSB
previous page next page
ISSN 1866-4784: reference - xlink