«The father of blood coagulation»


Here, the historical aspects of the life and scientific work of the physiologist Alexander Schmidt are considered. His contribution to the study of blood coagulation is described. 

About the Author

N. A. Makatsariya
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Filatov Clinical Institute of Children's Health,

2 bldg. 4, Bolshaya Pirogovskaya Str., Moscow 119991


1. Nichols W.L., Bowie E.J.W. A history of blood coagulation. Rochester, Minnesota: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 355 р.

2. Schmidt A. Experiences sur la coagulation de la fibrine. Ann Chim Physique. 1878;14:134–43.

3. Schmidt A. Zur Blutlehre. Leipzig: F.C.W. Vogenl, 1892. 270 р.


For citations:

Makatsariya N.A. «The father of blood coagulation». Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2022;16(1):96-98. (In Russ.)

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