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Solon Thanos

Solon Thanos, Greek, German ophthalmologist, educator. Recipient Otto-Hahn medal, 1984, Attempto prize, 1988, Feülgen prize, 1988, Prevention of Blindness prize, 1992, Bodossaki prize, 1994, Sicca prize, 1995, Chibret International award, 1996. Member Association in Vision Research in Ophthalmology, Neurosci. Society, Anatomical Society, Ophthalmol. Society.

Background

  • Thanos, Solon was born on November 1, 1954 in Paleokaria, Thessaly, Greece. Arrived in Germany, 1972. Son of Sotirios and Eleftheria (Tsergoulas) Thanos.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Biology, University Tübingen, Germany, 1980. Doctor of Medicine, University Tübingen, Germany, 1985.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Max-Planck Institute, Tübingen, 1983-1986, group leader in research, 1987-1988. Visiting scientist McGill University, Montreal, 1986. Science assistant University Tübingen, 1988-1993, ophthalmology professor, since 1993, director research laboratory Research Institute, 1993-1994.

      With department experimental ophthalmology University Münster.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Association in Vision Research in Ophthalmology, Neurosci. Society, Anatomical Society, Ophthalmol.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, jogging, swimming, writing, climbing.

    Connections

    • Married Renate Scheidt, March 6, 1981. Children: Melissa, Ariadni, Ira.
    • father: Sotirios Thanos
    • mother: Eleftheria (Tsergoulas) Thanos
    • spouse: Renate Scheidt
    • children: Melissa Thanos
    • Ariadni Thanos
    • Ira Thanos
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    Born November 1, 1954
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University Tübingen
    • 1985
      University Tübingen
    • 1983 - 1986
      Postdoctoral fellow, Max-Planck Institute
      Tübingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1986
      visiting scientist, McGill University
      Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Quebec, Canada
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