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Georges Wellers

Georges Wellers, Russian physiologist. Decorated officer Legion of Honor, knight National Order of Merit, officer des Palmes Acadé miques, Deportation medal; Honorary Ella Sachs-Plotz prize, United States of America, 1936; Academy of Sciences prizes, 1937, 59; National Academy Medicine prize, 1948.


  • Wellers, Georges was born on January 24, 1905 in Kozlov, Russia. Son of Lazare and Anne (Grad) Wellers.

  • Education

    • Student University Moscow, 1921.


    • Faculty, School Medicine, Paris, 1934-1938. Research scholar National Center for Science Research, Paris, 1939, researcher, 1945, chief research, 1956, honorary chief research, since 1974. Member council University Rene Descartes, Paris, 1969-1971.

      President science council, biomedical department The School Medicine, Paris, 1969-1971. Science director laboratory La Biotherapie'', Paris, 1935-1964. Board directors National Veterans Office, 1958-1981.

      Member National Commission Political Deportees, 1954-1981. President Fraternity of Deportees of Auschwitz III, 1957.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Director Review, Center of Contemporary Jewish Documentation, 1971-1981.


    Member French Biological Society, Association Physiologists, Society Biological Chemistry, Center of Jewish Contemporary Documentation Paris (executive committee 1950-1981).


    • Married Anne Rapoport, May 28, 1929. Children– Andre, Michel.
    • father: Lazare Wellers
    • mother: Anne (Grad) Wellers
    • spouse: Anne Rapoport
    • children: Andre Wellers
    • Michel Wellers
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    Born January 24, 1905