Frederick William Pavy


Frederick William Pavy

William Frederick Pavy (1829-1911) was a British physician and physiologist and the discoverer of Pavy's disease, a cyclic or recurrent physiologic albuminuria.

Pavy worked with Richard Bright at Guy's Hospital in London, England, in the study of Bright's disease or kidney failure. He was also a leading expert in diabetes, and spent almost 20 years trying to disprove Claude Bernard's theory of the glycogen-glucose metabolic cycle.

He was a president of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1900).

References

* Adlersberg D. Frederick William Pavy. "Diabetes". 1956 Nov-Dec;5(6):491-2.
* Tattersall R. Frederick Pavy (1829-1911) and his opposition to the glycogenic theory of Claude Bernard. "Ann Sci." 1997 Jul;54(4):361-74. PMID 11619384.


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