Raúl Palacios von Helms

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Medicine and Health

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Medicine and Health

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 08-06-1901

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1939

Appointed from Chile:

PALACIOS von HELMS, RAÚL:  Appointed for studies in the field of the filterable viruses, with special reference to rabies; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1939.

Born August 6, 1901, at Constitución, Chile.  Education:  University of Chile, M.D., 1924.

Laboratory Assistant, 1922–26, University Clinic; Chief of the Central Laboratory, 1926–28, National Children’s Hospital; Bacteriologist, 1927–31, Laboratory of Bromatology of the City of Santiago; Chief of the Laboratory, 1928–33, Manuel Arriarán Hospital; Chief of Section of Filterable Viruses, 1931—, Institute of Bacteriology, Chile.

Publications:  Articles in Revista Médica de Chile, Revista del Instituto Bacteriológico.