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Viktor Hamburger (1900 – 2001)

Founding researcher in the field of developmental neuroscience. Established with Rita Levi-Montalcini the role of neural growth factors (neurotrophic) for neuronal survival during development.[1][2]


Also know for his development, along with Howard Hamilton, of the historic chicken staging sequence the Hamburger Hamilton Stages.[3]


  • 1933 - United States, first in Chicago and then at Washington University.
  • 1988 - published "The Foundations of Experimental Embryology: Hans Spemann and the Organizer".


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Reference

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  1. LEVI-MONTALCINI R & HAMBURGER V. (1951). Selective growth stimulating effects of mouse sarcoma on the sensory and sympathetic nervous system of the chick embryo. J. Exp. Zool. , 116, 321-61. PMID: 14824426
  2. Cohen S, Levi-Montalcini R & Hamburger V. (1954). A NERVE GROWTH-STIMULATING FACTOR ISOLATED FROM SARCOM AS 37 AND 180. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. , 40, 1014-8. PMID: 16589582
  3. Hamburger V. and Hamilton HL. A series of normal stages in the development of the chick embryo. (1951) J Morphol. 88(1): 49-92. PMID 24539719 PDF

Lauder JM & Oppenheim R. (2001). Obituary. Viktor Hamburger (1900-2001). Nature , 412, 496. PMID: 11484037 DOI.

Copyright

Image - Adapted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Obituary. Viktor Hamburger (1900-2001). Lauder JM, Oppenheim R. Nature. 2001 Aug 2;412(6846):496.


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