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Herbert Johannes Kramer

Herbert Johannes Kramer was German internal medicine educator. Achievements include first description of mammalian endogenous ouabain-like factor. Recipient Claude Bernard prize University Saarland, 1972, Theodor Frerichs prize German Society Internal Medicine, 1973.

Background

  • Kramer, Herbert Johannes was born on December 24, 1939 in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Son of Johann and Elisabeth (Schura) Kramer.

  • Education

    • Student, University Munich, 1960. Student, University Paris, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, University Saarland, 1963.

    Career

    • Intern University Saarland, 1964—1965, resident department medicine, 1966—1968, 1970—1972, associate professor department medicine, 1972—1973. Resident department medicine University of California at Los Angeles, 1968—1970. Professor medicine and nephrology, head renal section Medical Policlinic University Bonn, Germany, 1973—2005.

      Professor emeritus, since 2006. President European Life Science Editors, 1976-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include first description of mammalian endogenous ouabain-like factor.

    Works

    • Editor: Natriuretic Hormone, 1978. Contributor over 300 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Deutsche Gesellschaft Innere Medizin, Deutsche Gesellschaft Nephrologie, European Dialysis and Transplant Association, American Society Hypertension, International Society Hypertension, American Society Nephrology, International Society Nephrology, American Society Physiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Hella Schirra, December 13, 1963. Children: Serge, Roman.
    • father: Johann Kramer
    • mother: Elisabeth (Schura) Kramer
    • spouse: Hella Schirra
    • children: Serge Kramer
    • Roman Kramer
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    Born December 24, 1939
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    • 1960
      University Munich
    • 1961
      University Paris
    • 1963
      University Saarland
    • 1968 - 1970
      resident, department medicine University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1973 - 2005
      professor, renal section Medical Policlinic University Bonn
      Germany
    • 1973 - 2005
      head, renal section Medical Policlinic University Bonn
      Germany
    • 2006
      professor, emeritus
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