Le portrait intime de Claude Bernard (1813-1878)
Publication date: September 2017
Source:Médecine des Maladies Métaboliques, Volume 11, Issue 5
Author(s): J.-L. Schlienger
Claude Bernard was a leading scientist which stunned the physiological concepts and introduced the experimental medicine. Among other findings, he discovered the glycogenic function of the liver. Despite all honors and awards his academic career had caused, Claude Bernard was an ordinary man whom affective life was unhappy. His arranged marriage was unhappy while his wife became a virulent antivivisectionist activist. He had the misfortune of losing his two sons and...