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Professor Bottazzi Honored
On the completion of twenty-five years of teaching, special honors were recently conferred on Prof. Filippo Bottazzi, physiologist at the University of Naples, at a meeting held for this purpose. Senator Fano of Rome, his former teacher, gave an account of the ten years that Professor Bottazzi spent at the Institute of Physiology in Florence. It was during these years that he pursued his fundamental researches on the red corpuscles and their metabolism, carried out researches on the physicochemical constants of the blood, and began his researches on the heart and muscles, which culminated in the acceptance of the theory of sarcoplasm.Professor Herlitzka, physiologist of Turin and chairman of the arrangements committee, gave a short biography of Bottazzi, mentioning that from his work in Florence he accepted a call to Genoa and later to the University of Naples, where he is now located. During the war,
ITALY. JAMA. 1928;91(13):976-977. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700130054021