Edgar von Gierke
Edgar Otto Conrad von Gierke (9 February 1877, Breslau - 21 October 1945) was a German doctor, who specialised in glycogen synthesis. This research led him to the discovery of glycogen synthesis type I in 1929.
He married Julie Brown in 1912 and fathered 4 children.
Glycogen storage disease type I is named for him.
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