Claude Bernard / Signed Autograph Letter / Experimental Medicine / Cholera
Signed autograph letter "Claude Bernard" to Mayer Goudchaux? 1/2 in-12 on laid paper, with his embossed monogram at the top Three small angular losses on the second leaf, without affecting the text. The father of experimental medicine asks his correspondent about his recent studies on cholera. Worms, I am feeling a little better. If you can come one of these mornings (Friday or Saturday) to bring me the experimental information on cholera that you kindly promised me, I would be very grateful." Considered the founder of experimental medicine, Claude Bernard is particularly known for the Claude Bernard-Horner syndrome. He is credited with the concepts of the internal environment and homeostasis, the foundations of modern physiology.