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Hering, Karl Ewald Konstantin

Altgersdorf, Germany

Leipzig, Germany

Degrees: M.D., University of Leipzig, 1860
Career: 1853-1858 studies of medicine at Leipzig under E. H. Weber, G. T. Fechner, Otto Funke, and the zoologist J. V. Carus; 1860-1865 practice of medicine and work as an assistant in the polyclinic directed by Ernst Wagner, and from 1862 also lecturer in physiology; 1865 chair of physiology in succession to Carl Ludwig at the Military Medico-Surgical Academy (the Josephinum) in Vienna; abolishment of the Josephinum in 1870; 1870-1895 chair of physiology at the University of Prague formerly held by Jan Purkyne; 1895 professor of physiology at the University of Leipzig in succession to Carl Ludwig and director of the Physiological Institute, University of Leipzig.
Selected works: Hering, Ewald. 1861-64. Beiträge zur Physiologie. Leipzig: Engelmann Hering, Ewald. 1868. Die Selbststeuerung der Athmung durch den Nervus vagus. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 57: 672-677 Hering, Ewald. 1868. Die Lehre vom binocularen Sehen. Leipzig: Engelmann Hering, Ewald. 1878. Zur Lehre vom Lichtsinne: Sechs Mittheilungen an die Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. 2nd ed. Wien: C. Gerold's Sohn Hering, Ewald. 1861. Zur Lehre vom Ortsinne der Netzhaut. Leipzig: Engelmann
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ISSN 1866-4784: reference - xlink