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Arthur Alexandre Moses

Arthur Alexandre Moses, Brazilian biomedical researcher (Rio de Janeiro 02 June 1886 – Rio de Janeiro 23 November 1967)

From Jewish Austrian & United States ancestry 
 
ACHIEVEMENTS
Authored over 100 works performing studies on microbiology, histology and veterinary
 

First worldwide demonstration of the existence of anticysticerci antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid

Dos métodos biológicos de diagnostico na cisticercose (Ueber Anwendung biologischer methoden bei der diagnose der cysticercosis) Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 3:322-6, 1911
 

Described a specific type of myxoma in rabbits, Moses strain of rabbit myxoma virus or standard laboratory strain for myxoma virus

O vírus do mixoma dos coelhos. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 3(1):46-53, 1911
 
Described fungi Proteomyces infestans

With G. Vianna. Sobre nova micose humana, causada por cogumelo ainda não descrito: Proteomyces infestans. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 5:192-210, 1913. 

 

Developed a complement fixation reaction for diagnosing paracoccidiodomycosis

Fixação de complemento na blastomicose. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 8:68-70, 1916 

Técnica e modificações da reação de Wassermann. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 1:78-97, 1913 

 
 

HONORS

Genus Mosesia Travassos 1928 (Trematoda)

Kummel Award, University of Hamburg (1927)