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Juergen Kurt Engel

Juergen Kurt Engel, German chemist, researcher. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient Galileo Galilei Silver medal 5th International Symposium in Platinum and Other Substances, Padua, Italy, Galenus-von Pergamon award, 1995.

Background

  • Engel, Juergen Kurt was born on August 31, 1945 in Gerbitz, Saxonia, Germany. Son of Kurt and Irmgard (Hastaedt) Engel.

  • Education

    • Diploma in engineering, Naturwissenschaf-Technische Academy, Isny-Allgau, Federal Republic Germany, 1969. Diploma in chemistry, Technology University Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1972. Doctor Natural Sciences, Technology University Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1975.

      Habilitation in Pharmacy, University Regensburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1985.

    Career

    • Laboratory leader pharmaceutical division Degussa, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1976-1980, head research coordination Federal Republic Germany, 1980-1987, head medicinal chemistry synthesis Federal Republic Germany, 1982-1987, head chemical research Federal Republic Germany, 1984-1987. Head chemical and pharmaceutical Research and Development American Seed Trade Association Medica AG subsidiary, 1987-1993, head research and development, vice president, 1993-2000. Professor school pharmacy University Regensburg, since 1990.

      Professor Technology University, Dresden, Germany, since 1993. Chief Executive Officer Zentaris AG, Frankfurt, 2001—2002. Managing director Aeterna Zentaris GmbH, since 2003.

      Board directors Aeterna Zentaris Inc., Quebec, Canada, 2003—2006, executive vice president, Quebec, Canada.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in field.

    Works

    • Memofix Pharmazie (German Edition)
    • aktuell, handlich, praxisnah, übersichtlich Das praktische Kitteltaschenbuch bietet in verdichteter Form Abbildungen, Tabellen und kurze Fließtexte.
    • Author: Memofix Pharmazie, 1995, Pharmaceutical Substances, 2000. Editor: Arzeinmittel, l987, Memofax, 2001. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member of German Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (advisory board), International Society Heterocyclic Chemistry, German Pharmaceutical Society, German Chemical Society (chairman board directors medicinal chemistry section).

    Personality

    Interests

    Literature, history.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Busset, January 7, l972. Children: Joerg Bernhard, Kirsten Rita.
    • father: Kurt Engel
    • mother: Irmgard (Hastaedt) Engel
    • spouse: Rita Busset
    • children: Joerg Bernhard Engel
    • Kirsten Rita Engel
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    Born August 31, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1969
      Naturwissenschaf-Technische Academy
    • 1972
      Technology University Braunschweig
    • 1975
      Technology University Braunschweig
    • 1985
      University Regensburg
    • 1976 - 1980
      Laboratory leader, pharmaceutical division Degussa
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1990
      professor, school pharmacy University Regensburg
    • 1993
      professor, Technology University
      Dresden, Tennessee, United States
    • 2001 - 2002
      Chief Executive Officer, Zentaris Aktiengesellschaft
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 2003
      managing director, Aeterna Zentaris GmbH
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