BERT, Paul

France (1833-1886)

Last updated: March 9, 2017 at 16:03 pm

French physiologist, zoologist and politician; research pioneer on decompression sickness; author of La pression barométrique (1878); he is the first to describes oxygen toxicity, which is referred to as the “Paul Bert effect;” a.k.a. the “Father of Aviation Medicine.”

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