Luis Vargas Fernández

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Medicine and Health

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Medicine and Health

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 06-10-1912

Died: 09-29-2011

Website: http://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php?pid=S0034-98872011001100022&script=sci_arttext

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1941

Appointed from Chile:

VARGAS FERNÁNDEZ, LUIS:  Appointed for experimental studies in the field of endocrine pathology; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1941.

Born June 10, 1912. Education:  Catholic University of Chile, 1930–31; University of Concepción, 1932; University of Chile, M.D., 1937.

Assistant in Anatomy, 1931–32, Assistant in Histology, 1932—, Catholic University of Chile; Assistant in the Medical Clinic, 1937–39, University of Chile; Assistant in Experimental Medicine, National Health Service, 1938—; Assistant in the Radium Institute, 1939-40; Assistant in the Medical Service, 1940, Salvador Hospital.

Publications:  Articles in Revista de Medicina y Alimentación, Anales de Biología de la Universidad Católica de Chile, Revista Médica de Chile, Archivos de la Clínica Médica (Universidad de Chile), Comptes Rendus de la Société de Biologie de Paris, Lancet, Cancer Research, Endocrinology, El Día Médico de Buenos Aires, Revista de Higiene y Medicina Preventiva.