Carl H. von Noorden was born in Bonn, Germany, Sept. 13, 1858. His father, C. v. Noorden, was professor of history at German universities. After an excellent education in different schools (“Gymnasiums”) in Germany the son pursued university studies, first in philosophy, mathematics and law; but he soon changed over to medicine at the universities of Tubingen, Leipzig and Freiburg. He was graduated a doctor of medicine from Leipzig. He became an assistant at the physiological institute of the University of Kiel, later assistant at the medical clinics of the universities in Tübingen (Professor Jurgensen), Giessen (Professor Riegel) and finally in Berlin (Professor Gerhardt).

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