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Gerhard Domagk

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Gerhard Domagk
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Born Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk
(1895-10-30)30 October 1895
Lagow, Brandenburg
(now Poland)
Died 24 April 1964(1964-04-24) (aged 68)
Nationality German
Alma mater University of Kiel
Known for Development of sulfonamides [1] such as Prontosil
Spouse(s) Gertrud Strube
Children One daughter and three sons
Awards Nobel Prize in Medicine (1939)
Fellow of the Royal Society (1959)
Scientific career
Fields Bacteriology

Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk (October 30 1895 — April 24 1964) was a German doctor.[2] He won the 1939 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for discovering the antibacterial effect of protonsil.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Otten, H. (1986). "Domagk and the development of the sulphonamides". The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 17 (6): 689–696. doi:10.1093/jac/17.6.689. PMID 3525495. 
  2. "Biography of Gerhard Domagk". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05. 
  3. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1939". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-12-21.