January 3, 1920


JAMA. 1920;74(1):43-44. doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620010049022

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Nov. 27, 1919.

Death of Prof. Raphaël Lépine  French medical circles have suffered a great loss in the person of Professor Lépine, who died at Menton, November 17, in his eightieth year. Raphaël Lépine was born at Lyons in 1840, where he pursued his classical studies. His medical studies were also begun here. After having been intern at the Hôpitaux de Lyon for four years, he came to Paris, where he secured an internship in the Hôpitaux de Paris in 1865. Here he became a pupil of Charcot. In 1867 he studied in Berlin and later (1869) in Leipzig in the laboratory of Ludwig, where he made the interesting discovery of the vasomotor nerves of the tongue. On his return from Germany he entered the service of Brown-Séquard. In 1872 he became clinical chief, and in 1874 physician to the Hôpitaux de Paris. The following year he was appointed agrégé

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