July 21, 1923


JAMA. 1923;81(3):226-228. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650030050022

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Death of Dr. J. P. Langlois  Dr. Jean Paul Langlois, who was agrégé professor of physiology at the Faculté de medeciné of Paris, has died, at the age of 62. Langlois was born in Paris, Aug. 2, 1862; he became doctor of medicine in 1887, and doctor of science in 1896. He was appointed agrégé professor of physiology in 1898, and, in 1908, he was made the head of the practical work in physiology. As a pupil and friend of Prof. Charles Richet, he at first worked along the lines in which his teacher had been most active, and furnished interesting contributions on animal heat and the regulatory mechanism of heat in the living organism. But his reputation as a physiologist rests mainly on two series of researches: on respiration and pulmonary circulation, and on the functions of the suprarenal capsules, which he began in collaboration with Abelous, now dean

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