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Guido Julius Zimmer

Guido Julius Zimmer, German biochemist. Achievements include founder of the membrane structure group at University Frankfurt, which is active in cooperation of basic sciences and clinical research in experimental medicine; first use of thiol compounds in ischemia/reperfusion. Recipient Prize, Medical Faculty Frankfurt University, Medal Rector of University Indonesia, 1989.

Background

  • Zimmer, Guido Julius was born on March 3, 1932 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Son of Carl and Hedwig Zimmer.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine; Doctor of Philosophy.

    Career

    • Medical assistant various clinics, Düsseldorf, 1958-1963. Research assistant Universität Würzburg, 1963-1968. Research associate University Frankfurt, 1968-1969, 71-74, consultant, since 1997.

      Research associate University California, Berkeley, 1970-1971. Private docent University Frankfurt, 1974. Guest Academy of Science University Bucarest, 1976.

      Guest researcher Free University of Amsterdam, 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include founder of the membrane structure group at University Frankfurt, which is active in cooperation of basic sciences and clinical research in experimental medicine. First use of thiol compounds in ischemia/reperfusion.

    Works

    • Author: (with H.J. Freisleben) Advances in Membrane Fluidity, 1988, 91, (with T. Thürich and B. Scheer) Vitamin E in Health and Disease, 1993. Co-editor: Lipoic Acid in Health and Disease, 1997. Editor: Membrane Structure in Disease and Drug Therapy, 2000.

    Membership

    Member local peace workers committee, Frankfurt, 1978-1989. Co-organizer Professors Forum University Frankfurt. Member German Organization for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

    Connections

    • Married Ute Steinhäuser. Children: Susanne, Andreas, Severin, Gerald, Kim.
    • father: Carl Zimmer
    • mother: Hedwig Zimmer
    • spouse: Ute Steinhäuser
    • children: Susanne Zimmer
    • Andreas Zimmer
    • Severin Zimmer
    • Gerald Zimmer
    • Kim Zimmer
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    Born March 3, 1932
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    • 1958 - 1963
      Medical assistant, various clinics
      Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1963 - 1968
      research assistant, University W+-rzburg
    • 1970 - 1971
      research associate, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States