ATTENDING THE OCCASION OF THE BESTOWAL OF THE NOBEL PRIZE.. Wagner-Jauregg, on a card 4.25 x 3.5, November23, 1927, Vienna, by the Austrian physician and psychiatrist who won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the therapeutic value malaria inoculation in the treatment of dementia paralytica (also known as the general paralysis of the insane) caused by neurosyphilis. The main work by Wagner-Jauregg throughout his life was related to the treatment of mental disease by inducing a fever, an approach known as pyrotherapy. He was a strong advocate of eugenics and sterilization of the mentally ill.
His handwritten note in German, translated in full: For your kindness in attending the occasion of the bestowal of the Nobel Prize, Prof. In fine condition, with minor age toning. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee.
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