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Kurt Schapira

BMJ 2017; 356 doi: (Published 30 January 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j499
  1. Kenneth Davison,
  2. Hamish McClelland,
  3. Alan Kerr,
  4. Martin Schapira

Kurt Schapira was born in Vienna but escaped to England on the Kindertransport in March 1939. In 1956 he was appointed research fellow with Henry Miller, an eminent neurologist in Newcastle, with whom he undertook the mammoth task of reviewing all known patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) resident in Northumberland and Durham on 1 January 1958—1156 …

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