An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

REMAK, Robert

7 entries
  • 1260

Vorläufige Mittheilungen microscopischer Beobachtungen über den inner Bau der Cerebrospinalnerven und über die Entwickelung ihrer Formelemente.

Arch. Anat. Physiol. miss. Med., 145-61, 1836.

Remak identified for the first time the myelinated fiber with its central “band of Remak” (the axon), and the unmyelinated axon or “fiber of Remak.” Fuller account in his Observationes anatomicae (No. 1262).

Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 1262

Observationes anatomicae et microscopicae de systematis nervosi structura.

Berlin: sumtibus et formis Reimerianis, 1838.

See No. 1260.

Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 806

Neurologische Erlauterungen.

Arch. Anat. Physiol. (Lpz.), 463-72, 1844.

Remak was first to describe the intrinsic ganglia of the heart.

Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY › Anatomy of the Heart & Circulatory System
  • 116

Ueber extracelluläre Entstehung thierischer Zellen und über die Vermehrung derselben durch Theilung.

Arch. Anat. Physiol. wiss. Med., 47-57., 1852.

Remak was the first to point out that growth of new tissues was accomplished by the division of pre-existing cells.

Subjects: BIOLOGY › Cell Biology, BIOLOGY › Developmental Biology, MICROBIOLOGY
  • 485

Untersuchungen überdie Entwickelungder Wirbelthiere.

Berlin: G. Reimer, 1855.

Simplification of von Baer’s classification of the germ-layers.

  • 1995.1

Ueber methodische Electrisirung gelähmter Muskeln.

Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1855.

Discovery of the motor points, the entry points of the nerves into the muscles – essential for stimulating the muscles by electricity.

Subjects: Neurophysiology, PHYSIOLOGY › Electrophysiology
  • 1996.1
  • 4534

Galvanotherapie der Nerven- und Muskelkrankheiten.

Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1858.

Remak was a pioneer of galvanotherapy. Having treated some 700 patients with galvanic current, he believed that it was superior to faradic current for electrotherapy.



Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Medical Electricity / Electrotherapy