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  KSUCVM - DM/P - Personnel - Faculty - Rudolf Virchow
Rudolf Carl Virchow was born on Oct. 13, 1821, in Schivelbein, Prussia.
Virchow's concept of cellular pathology replaced the existing theory that disease arose from an imbalance of the four fluid humors of the body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and fl bile).
Virchow was elected to the Prussian National Assembly in 1861 and to the German Reichstag in 1880.
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  Rudolf Virchow - LoveToKnow 1911
RUDOLF VIRCHOW (1821-1902), German pathologist and politician, was born on the 13th of October 1821 at Schivelbein, in Pomerania, where his father was a small farmer and shopkeeper.
He may, in fact, be called the father of modern pathology, for his view, that every animal is constituted by a sum of vital units, each of which manifests the characteristics of life, has almost uniformly dominated the theory of disease.since the middle of the 59th century, when it was enunciated.
In the local and municipal politics of Berlin again he took a leading part, and as a member of the municipal council was largely responsible for the transformation which came over the city in the last thirty years of the 19th century.
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 Rudolf Virchow Summary
Virchow remained a political activist and in 1859 was elected to the Berlin City Council and focused primarily on public health.
Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (born October 13, 1821, in Schivelbein, Pomerania; died September 5, 1902, in Berlin) was a German doctor, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician.
Rudolf Virchow, characterized Bismarck's struggle with the Catholic Church as a Kulturkampf - a fight for culture - by which Virchow meant a fight for liberal, rational principles against the dead weight of medieval traditionalism, obscurantism, and authoritarianism." from The Triumph of Civilization by Norman D. Livergood and "Kulturkampf \Kul*tur"kampf`\, n.
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 Berlin Medical Historical Museum of the Charité - Rudolf Virchow
Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow was born on 13 October 1821 the son of a farmer and town treasurer, Carl Virchow, and his wife Johanna (née Hesse) in Schievelbein, Pommerania (today Swidwin, Poland).
Rudolf Virchow's cellular pathology was an important milestone in the development of scientifically-based modern medicine.
Virchow was party to the founding of many museums in Berlin, among others, the old Ethnological Museum (Völkerkundemuseum) and the Provincial Museum of the Mark.
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 USCAP 2003 Annual Meeting
Virchow's classification of tumors had a histogenetic base and was not based on their behavior.
Virchow became aware that cancers originate predominantly from surface tissues, but despite the recognition of its epithelial character, he was convinced that "without doubt the connective tissue is the origin of tumors".
In the absence of anatomical alterations, Virchow assumed the etiology of a disease to be on the subcellular or molecular level.
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 Learn more about Rudolf Virchow in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virchow studied medicine in Berlin at the military academy of Prussia, where he graduated in 1843.
Virchow founded the medical disciplines of cellular pathology, comparative pathology (comparison of diseases common to humans and animals), anthropology and ethnology.
Virchow also worked as a politician to improve the health care conditions for the Berlin citizens, namely working towards modern water and sewer systems.
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 Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (www.whonamedit.com)
Rudolf Virchow was born in the small town of Schievelbein, south of Köslin, in backward and rural eastern Pomerania, now the city of Koszalin in northwestern Poland.
Virchow was a member of the Reichstag from 1880 to 1893, and during the 1880’s played a key role in the budgetary matters of the Reichstag, and he remained chairman of the finance committee until his death.
Virchow's great work on the pathology of syphilis confirmed the fact that it was a disease which involved all organs and tissues of the body and showed that the causal organism was transferred throught the blood to the various organs and tissues.
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 Biographie: Rudolf Virchow, 1821-1902
Virchow erhält eine Assistentenstelle an der militärärztlichen Akademie.
Virchow hatte zuvor schriftlich versichert, sich nicht mehr radikal-politisch betätigen zu wollen.
Virchow fordert wiederum Bildung, Wohlstand und Freiheit als Voraussetzung für eine Gesunderhaltung und Heilung der Betroffenen.
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 Lefalophodon: Rudolf Virchow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virchow was a major advocate of the cell theory and published an influential theory that cells arose from each other in a continuous series of generations ("Omnis cellula e cellula").
A moderate leftist and a materialist, Virchow opposed evolution on the grounds that it was speculative, dependent upon spontaneous generation, and a thinly-veiled justification for revolutionary politics.
Virchow's evolutionary and anthropological views had an indirect influence on Boas and his school.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (born October 13, 1821, in Pomerania; died September 5, 1902, in Berlin) was a German doctor, anthropologist, public health activist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician.
From a farming family of relatively modest means, Virchow studied medicine in Berlin at the military academy of Prussia on a scholarship.
Another significant credit relates to the discovery, made approximately simultaneously by Virchow and Charles Emile Troisier, that an enlarged left supra-clavicular node is one of the earliest signs of gastrointestinal malignancy, commonly of the stomach, or less commonly, lung cancer.
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 Virchow - ToseekA Search Results
Virchow shed new light on the process of inflammation, though he erroneously rejected the possibility of migration of the leukocytes (white blood cells).
Virchow's sceptical attitude to the new science of bacteriology was complex, based, to a large extent, on his belief that there was no single cause of disease.
Virchow was respected in masonic circles, and according to one source may have been a freemason, though no official record of this has been found.
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 Rudolph Virchow - CreationWiki
Rudolf Virchow born on October 13, 1821, grew up as a farming child in Schivelbein, Germany.
Virchow was eager to work and therefore accepted jobs from both Berlin University and the Berlin Charité (where he previously worked in his early age).
Virchow also took part in many campaigns against the Catholic Church, for he was a Protestant and proud of it.
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 Naturheilkundelexikon im Internet
Am 3.4.1845 hielt Rudolf Virchow (1821 - 1902) seine berühmt gewordene Rede vor der Berliner Ärzteschaft, in der er seine neue Lehre einer rein substantiell und zellulär verstandenen Medizin folgendermaßen zusammenfaßte: ''Die medizinische Wissenschaft hat ihre Anschauungsweise neuerdings als eine mechanische, ihr Ziel als die Feststellung einer Physik der Organismen definiert.
Obwohl Virchow zunächst noch die Auffassung der Naturheilkunde vertrat, begann er auf der Höhe seines Ruhms, die Naturheilkunde zu bekämpfen und führte eine Spaltung in der Medizin herbei.
Rudolf Virchow war Pathologe, der wahrscheinlich niemals in seinem Leben einen Kranken untersucht oder behandelt hat.
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 Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902)
Etwa 1860 begann Virchows Aufstieg zu einem der universellsten Gelehrten der Geschichte.
Rudolf Virchow gilt als einer der Pioniere der wissenschaftlichen Anthropologie, der Ethnologie und der prähistorischen Forschung.
Virchow, der wissenschaftliche Sammler: in dieser Eigenschaft baute er drei Kollektionen auf, von denen jede für sich schließlich berühmt wurde: eine anthropologische, eine prähistorische und eine pathologisch-anatomische, für die es zuletzt ein eigenes Museum an der Charité; gab.
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 Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow
Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow was among the greatest minds in medicine in the 19th century.  As a result of his hard work and determination, great strides were made in the fields of pathological and physiological medicine. ; Virchow was born in Schivelbein, Pomeranian, Prussia on October 13, 1821.
Rudolf Virchow was extremely active in his community and had a passion for life-long learning.
In his opinion the Government was not living up to his expectations of taking care of the people of Germany.
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 Rudolf Virchow on Pathology Education
Note: This was a dramatic monologue given by Ed at a meeting of the Group for Resesarch in Pathology Education, Hershey, Pennsylvania.
It is a pleasure to introduce Dr. Rudolf Karl Ludwig Virchow.
Honored friends of the late twentieth-century, it is a great pleasure to visit you today and to be able to share some thoughts about disease, medicine, politics, and the critical role of pathology teachers in your world.
www.pathguy.com /virchow.htm   (4076 words)

 Re: What was already known about the cell by the time Rudolf Virchow was alive?
Virchow lived from 1921-1902, and is considered the founder of modern pathology.
It is, however, easy to perceive that the vital process of the individual cells must form the first, absolutely indispensable fundamental basis, both as regards vegetable physiology and comparative physiology in general.
And since Virchow graduated from medical school in 1843, and started his research, we can assume that the cell theory had been postulated by that time.
www.madsci.org /posts/archives/dec2000/975966015.Sh.r.html   (1029 words)

 Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902)
Was eher als berufliche Notlösung begonnen hatte, wurde für Rudolf Virchow jedoch bald zur faszinierenden Passion: Die makroskopische und mikroskopische Durchdringung des pathologisch-anatomischen Substrats erschien dem jungen Gelehrten schon 1845 als der ideale Weg, um "das Bedürfnis und die Richtigkeit einer Medizin vom mechanischen Standpunkt" nicht nur zu artikulieren, sondern auch wissenschaftlich zu begründen.
Virchow beschuldigte die preussische Beamtenschaft als einen wesentlichen pathogenen Faktor für die Verbreitung der Seuche: "Waren doch die Beamten nicht von dem Volk für das Volksinteresse, sondern von dem Polizeistaat für das Staatsinteresse eingesetzt".
In beiden Fällen blieb Virchow der zurückhaltende Skeptiker, der den einmal als richtig erkannten Weg der nüchternen Tatsachenforschung nicht verlassen wollte.
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 Welcome To The World Of Cells   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virchow was born in Schivelbein, Pomerania (now Swidwin, Poland), and educated at the University of Berlin.
Virchow was the first to demonstrate that the cell theory applies to diseased tissue as well as to healthy tissue-that is, that diseased cells derive from the healthy cells of normal tissue.
Virchow was influential in German politics and from 1880 to 1893 served as a Liberal in the German Reichstag, where he opposed the policies of the German chancellor Prince Otto von Bismarck.
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 Rudolf Virchow - encyclopedia article about Rudolf Virchow. Free access, no registration needed. What does Rudolf ...
Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (October 13 October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years).
Virchow also worked as a politician (member of the prussian parliament since 1861, German Reichstag 1880-1893) to improve the health care conditions for the Berlin citizens, namely working towards modern water and sewer systems.
A biography of Virchow at Whonamedit.com, including phenomena named An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity.
www.uncg.edu /gar/courses/lixl/380BLS/380Unit3/Lesson3MachineAge_files/VirchowBio.htm   (1848 words)

 Lenny Bruce + Rudolf Virchow
It was also on this date, October 13, 1821, that German pathologist, anthropologist and politician, Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow, was born in Schivelbein, Pomerania, Prussia.
Rudolf Virchow was one of the keenest minds in 19th century medicine in Europe, the founder of the science of cellular pathology — the theory that disease arises in cells rather than in the organs.
It is true that Virchow opposed Darwin's theory of evolution, and feuded with Ernst Haeckel over it — but only because he believed that Darwinism led to Socialism.
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 Rudolf Virchow at AllExperts
"The term came into use in 1873, when the scientist and Prussian liberal statesman Rudolf Virchow declared that the battle with the Roman Catholics was assuming "the character of a great struggle in the interest of humanity."" from Kulturkampf.
A leading German anthropologist, Rudolf Virchow, characterized Bismarck's struggle with the Catholic Church as a Kulturkampf - a fight for culture - by which Virchow meant a fight for liberal, rational principles against the dead weight of medieval traditionalism, obscurantism, and authoritarianism." from The Triumph of Civilization by Norman D. Livergood and "Kulturkampf \Kul*tur"kampf`\, n.
* (co-authored by Virchow with Tomás Comyn, Fedor Jagor, and Chas Wilkes)
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 Rudolf Virchow. Biography
The general morphology of Virchow rises on the basic interpretation of the living being, composed by the concepts cell, tissue, organ, apparatus and system.
The «sum of vital units» to which V. reduces the completeness of the pluricellular organism what would exercise an important influence on the evolution of the morphological and physiologic knowledge during the second half of the century.
Since the cell is the elementary unit of the living organism, the problem of the illnesses can be reduced to it; the local dysfunction, responsible for the illness, would consist in morphological alterations of the cells of the sick organic territory.
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 Rudolf Virchow: Cellular Pathology, rare first edition
His main statement of the theory was given in a series of 20 lectures in 1858.
Virchow's theory that the changes in cells account for diseases in organs revolutionized the field of medicine, leading to a profound growth in the understanding of the mechanisms responsible for diseases.
Provenance: with stamp on title of Abraham Jacobi (1830- 1919), German-born American physician who established the first clinic for children's diseases in the United States (1860), authored many works on children's diseases, and is considered the founder of American pediatrics.
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 Rudolf Virchow: Die Krankhaften Geschwülste, first edition, important source book on cancer
"Virchow's most ambitious literary undertaking was his three-volume book on tumors, which started to appear in Berlin in 1863.
The influence that Virchow exerted on oncology is born out by the fact that many of his chapter headings and much of the contents of his book parallel modern texts in the field."
It was never completed, for Virchow stopped when he reached the point where carcinoma was to be discussed, probably because of the vigorous attack which Remak and others were making on his conception of the histogenesis of epithelioma.
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 AllRefer.com - Rudolf Virchow (Medicine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Rudolf Virchow[rOO´dOlf fir´khO] Pronunciation Key, 1821–1902, German pathologist, a founder of cellular pathology.
He became professor at the Univ. of WUrzburg (1849) and professor and director of the Pathological Institute, Berlin (1856).
Virchow was a member of the Prussian lower house and later of the Reichstag (1880–93) and he was a leader of the liberal Progressive party opposed to Bismarck.
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