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Harald Horst Heinz Wilhelm Schmidt

Harald Horst Heinz Wilhelm Schmidt, German pharmacologist, educator. Achievements include two patents on antipter ininhibitors of nitric oxide synthase; research on arginine-to-nitric oxide signalling. Recipient Karl-Duisberg award German Academy Exchange Service, Bonn, Germany, 1985, Postdoctoral Research award German Research Society, Bonn, 1989.


  • Schmidt, Harald Horst Heinz Wilhelm was born on February 1, 1959 in Kassel, Germany. Son of Heinz H. and Renate University (Forchert) Schmidt.

  • Education

    • Registered pharmacist, University Munich, 1983. Doctor of Medicine, University Berlin, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Freiburg, Germany, 1987.

      Habilitation, Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1994.


    • Research fellow Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, 1984-1986, Royal Melbourne (Australia) Hospital, 1986. Postdoctoral fellow Freie University, Berlin, 1987-1989. Research scientist Abbott Laboratory, Chicago, 1989-1991.

      Adjunct assistant professor Northwestern University, 1991-1992. Private-doz. Julius-Max.-U., Würzburg, 1992-1996, university professor, dto., since 1996. Consultant Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, 1991-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include two patents on antipter ininhibitors of nitric oxide synthase. Research on arginine-to-nitric oxide signalling.


    Youth executive German-Italian Society, Kassel, 1977. Referee, supervisor Bavarian Soccer Association, Kitzingen, since 1995. Member German Society Pharmacology and Toxicology, German Pharmaceutical Society, American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


    • Married Beate Mechanical Engineering Fuchs, May 13, 1958. Children: Kimberly L., Tim M.
    • father: Heinz H. Schmidt
    • mother: Renate University (Forchert) Schmidt
    • spouse: Beate Mechanical Engineering Fuchs
    • children: Kimberly L. Schmidt
    • Tim M. Schmidt
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    Born February 1, 1959
    (age 58)
    • 1983
      University Munich
    • 1987
      University Berlin
    • 1987
      University Freiburg
    • 1994
      University Würzburg
    • 1984 - 1986
      Research fellow, Albert-Ludwigs University
      Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1986
      Research fellow, Albert-Ludwigs University
    • 1987 - 1989
      postdoctoral fellow, Freie University
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1989 - 1991
      research scientist, Abbott Laboratory
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      adjunct assistant, professor Northwestern University
    • 1992 - 1996
      priv.-doz. Julius-Max.-U.
      Würzburg, Bayern, Germany, Bayern, Germany, Germany
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