Nathalie Zand
Natalia Zylberlast-Zand(born. 1883 or 27 March 1884 in Warsaw
Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 1,716,855 residents with a greater metropolitan area of 2,631,902 residents, making Warsaw the 10th most...

 - died 23 or 24 September 1942 ) was a Polish
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 Jewish neurologist
A neurologist is a physician who specializes in neurology, and is trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders.Neurology is the medical specialty related to the human nervous system. The nervous system encompasses the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. A specialist...


She was the daughter of David and Emilia Zylberlasta of Batawiów.
Zand conducted research and was a regular contributor to French medical journals. She worked closely with Edward Flatau
Edward Flatau
Edward Flatau was a Polish neurologist. His work greatly influenced the developing field of neurology. He established neurobiologic and neuropathological sciences in Poland...

, considered the founder of modern neurology. In 1930, she published her book Les plexus choroïdes: Anatomie, physiologie, pathologie on the choroid plexuses. Before World War II she worked at the Jewish Hospital in Czyste
Czyste is one of the neighbourhoods of the Wola district of Warsaw, Poland. It is limited by the Wolska, and Towarowa streets from north and east and by railway lines from west and south....

 in Warsaw.
During the war she was imprisoned in the Warsaw ghetto
Warsaw Ghetto
The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of all Jewish Ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II. It was established in the Polish capital between October and November 15, 1940, in the territory of General Government of the German-occupied Poland, with over 400,000 Jews from the vicinity...

 , where she continued to work as a doctor. On the night of 23 to 24 September 1942, she was deported to Pawiak
Pawiak was a prison built in 1835 in Warsaw, Poland.During the January 1863 Uprising, it served as a transfer camp for Poles sentenced by Imperial Russia to deportation to Siberia....

prison , where she was probably executed.
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