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François Magendie (1045)

Profession
Physiologist
Nationality
French
Born
1783, Bordeaux
Died
1855, Sannois, near Paris
Short Biography
François Magendie (6 October 1783 – 7 October 1855) was a French physiologist, considered a pioneer of experimental physiology. He is known for describing the foramen of Magendie. There is also a Magendie sign, a downward and inward rotation of the eye ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • M.D., University of Paris, 1808
Appointments & Honors
  • 1813-31, private teacher of physiology
  • 1831-55, College de France and H6tel-Dieu hospital in Paris