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Gerhard Domagk
BornGerhard Johannes Paul Domagk
30 October 1895(1895-10-30)
Lagow, Brandenburg
(now Poland)
Died24 April 1964(1964-04-24) (aged 68)
Burgberg
NationalityGerman
FieldsBacteriology
Alma materUniversity of Kiel
Known forDevelopment of sulfonamides [1] such as Prontosil
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Medicine (1939)
Fellow of the Royal Society (1959)

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

  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. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1939/domagk-bio.html. Retrieved 2009-01-05. 
  3. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1939" (in English). The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1939/index.html. Retrieved 2009-12-21.