Gerhard Schmidt oral histories, 1971-2009


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0.50 cubic ft., 1 digital objects

Born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1901, Gerhard Schmidt studied medicine at the universities of Tübingen and Frankfurt working in the laboratory of Dr. Gustav Emden and later trained in research with Emden. He became a Privatdozent (i.e. private lecturer) in the Department of Pathology at the University of Frankfurt, but had to flee Germany in March 1933 after the National Socialists came to power. He began to work at the New England Medical Center and at Tufts College in 1940 and remained there until retirement. He was elected member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1973. He died in 1981.

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