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AUGUSTUS DESIRE WALLER (1856-1922) ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHER

JAMA. 1967;202(2):139-140. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130150107025.
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Augustus D. Waller, one of the founders of modern electrocardiography, was born in Paris. There his father, the distinguished English physiologist and physician, who described the degeneration of nerve fibers when separated from their cells ( Wallerian degeneration), was engaged in physiological research. Young Waller attended the Collège de Genève. Following the death of his father in 1870, he moved with his mother to Aberdeen, Scotland, where he matriculated at the university.1 He graduated MB and CM in 1878 and MD in 1881. His postgraduate work, which began under Burdon-Sanderson in physiology at University College, London, was supported periodically by special grants from the British Medical Association.

Waller's first teaching appointment was that of lecturer on physiology at the London School of Medicine for Women in 1883; three years later he accepted a similar position at St. Mary's Hospital, where his most outstanding work was done. Finally, in 1902, he

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