Brill, Nathan Edwin

Born: Jan 03, 1860 AD
Died: 1925 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicians


1860 - Born on January 3rd in New York City. American physician and diagnostician of "Brill's Disease".

1879 - He was an intern at the Bellevue Hospital.

1880 - Brill attended the New York University College, receiving his medical doctorate.

1882 - He was appointed physician at the Mount Sinai Hospital, becoming professor at the College of Physicians and surgeons.

1893 - He was appointed attending physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and became one of the leading diagnosticians.

         - He was one of the first to introduce into the U.S. the operation of splenectomy for thrombocytopenic purpura.

1898 - Brill translated Georg Klemperer’s book Clinical Diagnosis and discovered a previously unrecognised form of typhus which is called recurrent typhus - Brill-Zinsser’s disease - in immigrants from Eastern Europe without body lice.

1925 - Died on December 13th.
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