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Joseph Igersheimer

Joseph Igersheimer(1879–1965) was a German born ophthalmologist known for his work on arsphenamine for the treatment of syphilis. A Jew,[1] after escaping the Nazis, he joined the faculty of Tufts University School of Medicine in 1939.

Joseph Igersheimer
Born1879
Died1965
NationalityGermany
Known forarsphenamine for the treatment of syphilis
Scientific career
FieldsOphthalmology
InstitutionsTufts University

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michael H. Kater, Doctors Under Hitler, UNC Press Books (2005), p. 142
  • Namal, Arin; Reisman A. (November 2007). "Joseph Igersheimer (1879-1965): a visionary ophthalmologist and his contributions before and after exile". Journal of Medical Biography. England. 15 (4): 227–34. ISSN 0967-7720. PMID 18172563.
  • Sloane, A E (November 1969). "Biographical sketch of Josef Igersheimer". Survey of Ophthalmology. UNITED STATES. 14 (3): 174–5. ISSN 0039-6257. PMID 4902158.