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January 24, 1920


JAMA. 1920;74(4):260-261. doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620040044018

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Dec. 18, 1919.

Award of Prizes by the Academy of Medicine  The Academy of Medicine held its annual meeting, December 16, at which the secretary, Professor Achard, read the names of those to whom the academy had awarded prizes for the year 1919.The Adrien Buisson prize of 10,500 francs, which is given every three years to the originator of the best method of treating recognized diseases that in the present stage of medical science are regarded as incurable, was bestowed on Dr. sacquépée, agrégé professor at the Ecole d'application de médicine et de pharmacie militaires du Val-de-Grâce, and on Dr. de la Vergne, of the government military bacteriologic laboratory at Strasbourg.The Théodore Herpin prize of 3,000 francs is given to the author of the best work on epilepsy and nervous diseases, and was bestowed on Dr. Fernand Netter of Paris.The Henri Huchard prize of 6,300 francs was

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