Christoph Mangold

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Christoph Andreas Mangold
Born 1719
Erfurt
Died 1767
Erfurt
Residence Holy Roman Empire
Nationality German
Fields Medicine, anatomy, chemistry
Institutions University of Jena
Alma mater University of Erfurt
Doctoral advisor Georg Erhard Hamberger[1]
Notable students Ernst Gottfried Baldinger[2]
Known for Medical diagnosis, studies of gunpowder and cinnabar

Christoph Andreas Mangold (1719, Erfurt – 2 July 1767, Erfurt) [3] was a German professor of anatomy at the University of Jena, who also studied chemistry.

Christoph Mangold received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Erfurt in 1751.[4] He was a member of the Academie der Wissenschaften of Erfurt.[3]

Mangold is known for his studies of gunpowder and cinnabar as well as the idea that medical diagnosis should be based upon symptoms, laboratory tests, and comparisons with other patients.[5] He was notably the advisor of Ernst Gottfried Baldinger.[1]

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  • Fortgesetzte chymische Erfahrungen und Vortheile : bestehend vornemlich in einer gründlicheen und abgenöthigten Widerlegung der bisher siegenden, nunmehr aber in letzten Zügen liegenden Chymie des Herrtn Prof. Ludolffs, und in einigen in der Arzneykunst nützlichen Versuchen . Beumelburg, Frankfurt [u.a.] 1749 Digital edition by the University and State Library Düsseldorf

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