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Magnesium Research


Jean Durlach (1925-2017) Volume 30, numéro 4, October-November-December 2017

Past president of SDRM
* Correspondence

Jean Durlach, honorary president of the international Society for the Development of Research on Magnesium (SDRM), passed away on August 2017. He leaves his wife Marie-Thérèse, four children and ten grandchildren. Born in 1925 he commits himself as a French resistance fighter in the later stages of the World War II before studding medicine in Paris. Pulmonary tuberculosis contracted at the Laennec Hospital and a long stay in sanatorium disrupted the beginning of his university career. [...]