Frederic Lewy

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Frederic Lewy
Friedrich Heinrich Lewy.JPG
Dr. Lewy, c. 1920
BornFriedrich Heinrich Lewy
January 28, 1885
Berlin, Germany
DiedOctober 5, 1950 (aged 65)
Haverford, Pennsylvania
Resting placeHaverford Friends, Haverford, PA
Known forLewy bodies

Frederic Henry Lewey[1] (born Friedrich Heinrich Lewy, January 28, 1885 - October 5, 1950) was a Jewish German-born American neurologist. He is best known for the discovery of Lewy bodies.

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  1. He is consistently referred to as "Lewy", although he changed his names during his years in the U.S, ending up with "Lewey".