Gerhard Johannes Domagk

Gerhard Johannes Domagk

Birth
Brandenburg, Germany
Death 24 Apr 1964 (aged 68)
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Burial Münster, Stadtkreis Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorial ID 113781071 · View Source
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Bacteriologist, pathologist, born in Lagow, who recieved 1939 the Nobel Prize for medicine for the discovery of the antibacterial force of sulfonamides. After finishing his medical study in Kiel, he began to work on the subject of bacterial infections at the universities of Greifswald (1924) and Münster (1925). He became director of the I.G. Farben laboratory in Wuppertal-Elberfeld, where he found in a survey for new dyes the antibacterial effect against streptococcal infection of one dye, marketed as Prontosil. He died in Königsfeld.


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  • Created by: Thomas Haas
  • Added: 14 Jul 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 113781071
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerhard Johannes Domagk (30 Oct 1895–24 Apr 1964), Find a Grave Memorial no. 113781071, citing Waldfriedhof Lauheide, Münster, Stadtkreis Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by Thomas Haas (contributor 48162931) .