Paul-Marie-Léon Regnard

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Paul-Marie-Léon Regnard

Paul-Marie-Léon Regnard (7 November 1850, in Châtillon-sur-Seine – 18 April 1927, in Paris)[1] was a French physician and physiologist. He was one of the first naturalists to study the effects of atmospheric pressure on microbial metabolism.[2]

In 1878 he received his medical doctorate, and was later appointed director of the Institut national agronomique (1902).[3] The following is list of his principal writings:

  • De l'Ischurie hystérique (with Désiré-Magloire Bourneville) Paris : A. Delahaye, 1876 – On hysterical ischuria.
  • Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière : service de M. Charcot (with Désiré-Magloire Bourneville) Paris : Aux bureaux du Progrès médical, 1876-1880 – Photographic iconography at the Salpêtrière.
  • Recherches expérimentales sur les variations pathologiques des combustions respiratoires, 1878 – Experimental research on pathological changes of respiratory combustions.
  • Les maladies épidémiques de l'esprit : sorcellerie, magnétisme, morphinisme, délire des grandeurs : Ouvrage illustré de cent vingt gravures, Paris : E. Plon, Nourrit et cie, 1887 – Epidemic maladies of the spirit, sorcery, magnetism, morphine addiction, delusions of grandeur.
  • Physique biologique. Recherches expêrimentales sur les conditions physiques de la vie dans les eaux, 1891 – Biological physics. Experimental research on physical conditions of life in the water.
  • Hygiène de la ferme (with Paul Portier) Paris : J.-B. Baillière et fils, 1906 – Hygiene on the farm.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Académie Nationale de Médecine
  2. ^ Adler, Antony; Dücker, Erik (2017-04-05). "When Pasteurian Science Went to Sea: The Birth of Marine Microbiology". Journal of the History of Biology: 1–27. doi:10.1007/s10739-017-9477-8. ISSN 0022-5010. 
  3. ^ Google Books From Knowledge to Power: The Rise of the Science Empire in France, 1860-1939 by Harry W. Paul
  4. ^ WorldCat Identities (publications)
  5. ^ IDREF.ref (bibliography)

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