Augustin Nicolas Gilbert, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Augustin Nicolas Gilbert

French physician

Date of Birth: 15-Feb-1858

Place of Birth: Buzancy, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 04-Mar-1927

Profession: physician

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Augustin Nicolas Gilbert

  • Augustin Nicolas Gilbert (15 February 1858 – 4 March 1927) was a French physician.
  • He was born in the town of Buzancy, Ardennes, and died in Paris.
  • He received his doctorate from the University of Paris and became an interne at the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris.
  • Later he was a professor of therapeutics (1902) and clinical medicine (1905) at Hôtel-Dieu.
  • In 1907 he became a member of the Académie de Médecine He published many articles and books on a wide array of medical subjects.
  • With Jean Alfred Fournier (1832-1914) he published Bibliothèque rouge de l'étudiant en médecine, and with Paul Brouardel (1837-1906) and others, he published the multi-volume Traité de médecine et de Thérapeutique.
  • With neurologist Maurice Villaret (1877–1946), he conducted extensive research of portal hypertension.Gilbert described a hereditary cause of increased bilirubin; today this disorder is known as Gilbert's syndrome and is believed to be caused by a deficiency of the enzyme glucuronosyltransferase.

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