Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Pierre Marie (1853-1940)

Pierre Marie (1853-1940) was a French neurologist and native of Paris who after finishing medical school started as an intern under the famous neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, worked through the ranks, and eventually was appointd to the chair of neurology at the Faculty of Medicine from 1917-1925. One of Marie’s early contributions was a description of acromegaly which was an important contribution in the emerging field of endocrinology.

For a more comprehensive article on Pierre Marie, please see “A note on Pierre Marie” by JMS Pearce.




Fall 2018  |  Sections  |  Neurology

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