November 5, 1873|
|Died||May 20, 1945
|Institutions||Faculté de Pharmacie de Paris
Faculté de Médecine de Paris
Hôpitaux de Paris
Académie des Sciences
Académie de Médecine
|Alma mater||École de pharmacie de Paris|
|Known for||Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement|
|Notable awards||Prix Jecker, of the Académie des Sciences (1911 and 1923)|
In 1899 he graduated from the École de pharmacie de Paris, and afterwards began work as a pharmacy intern in Paris hospitals. In 1904 he was named chief pharmacist at the Hôpital Boucicaut, and from 1927, worked in a similar capacity at the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. From 1926 to 1944 he was a professor of pharmacology to the faculty of medicine at the Sorbonne.
Tiffeneau received his Ph.D in sciences in 1907 and his Ph.D in medicine in 1910. He was a member of the Académie Nationale de Médecine (from 1927), dean to the faculty of medicine (1937) and a member of the Académie des Sciences (from 1939). At the time of his death in 1945 he was president of the Société chimique de France.
- Le système nerveux autonome sympathique et parasympathique, 1923; (translation of John Newport Langley).
- Abrégé de pharmacologie, 1926, 7th edition 1947.
- Les Amines biologiques, 1934; (preface by Tiffeneau).
- Vade-mecum de médecine pratique, 1940.
- S. (1945). "Nekrologe". Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 1 (5): 125. doi:10.1007/BF02152975.
- Alex McKenzie (1945). "Prof. Marc Tiffeneau". Nature. 156 (3970): 656– 657. Bibcode:1945Natur.156..656M. doi:10.1038/156656a0.
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