HENCh Philip

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HENCh Philip (Hench Philip Sho-walter; 1896 — 1965) — the American rheumatologist and the endocrinologist, the Nobel Prize laureate (1950).

In 1920 graduated from medical school Pittsburg un-that. From 1921 to 1924

the intern Minnesota un-that (Rochester). Worked in clinic of Mayo as the assistant in the beginning, and since 1926 the head of department of rheumatic diseases. At the same time in-that was the assistant, then the associate professor, and since 1947 professor medical Minnesota un-that.

The main scientific research of F. Hencha is devoted to studying of rheumatic diseases. In 1944 F. Hench together with E. F. Rosenberg described a palindrome-ny rheumatism (see). In 1949 on the VII congress of the international league on fight against rheumatism in New York he acted with demonstration a wedge, effect of a cortisone and A KT of. A Nobel Prize (together with

E. Kendall and T. Reykhstein) it is awarded for studying of adrenal hormones, their structure and functions.

F. Hench was osnovatelekhm and the president of the American rheumatological association, the honorary member of the English Geberdenovsky


Works: The effect of cortisone and of ACTH on rheumatoid arthritis and acute rheumatic fever, in book: The rheum, dis. based on the Proc. Seventh Int. congress on rheum., dis., Philadelphia — L., 1952 (sovm. with other); The reversibility of certain rheumatic and. nonrheumatic conditions by the use of cortisone or of pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormone, Ann. intern. Med., v. 36, p. 1, 1952.

Bibliography: Nesterov A. I. Philip Hench (1896 — 1965), Vopr. revm., Kya 4, page 74, 1965; Stevenson L.

Nobel prize winners in medicine and physiology 1901 — 1950, p. 272, N. Y., 1953.

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