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Hans Wilhelm Doerr

Hans Wilhelm Doerr, German virologist. Achievements include co-discovery of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus, 2003. Member German Association Against Virus Diseases (president 1995-2001).

Background

  • Doerr, Hans Wilhelm was born on January 15, 1945 in Arnstadt, Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Eva (Neuroth) Doerr.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, 1971.

    Career

    • From assistant to professor University Freiburg, University Heidelberg, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1972—1984. Director Institute Medical Virology, Frankfurt, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include co-discovery of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus, 2003.

    Works

    • Author: Contributions to Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, 1978. Co-author: Virological Safety of Biotechnologic Drugs, 1990, 1997, Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, 2005, Medical Virology, 2002. Series editor: Monographs in Virology, since 1997.

      Co-editor: Prions, second edition, 2003, Infectiology, 2004.

    Membership

    Member German Association Against Virus Diseases (president 1995-2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    History.

    Connections

    • Married Silvia Middeldorf, June 13, 1975. Children: Andrea, Simon.
    • father: Wilhelm Doerr
    • mother: Eva (Neuroth) Doerr
    • spouse: Silvia Middeldorf
    • children: Andrea Doerr
    • Simon Doerr
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    Born January 15, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
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    • 1971
      University Munich
    • 1972 - 1984
      From assistant, to professor University Freiburg
      Germany
    • 1985
      director, Institute Medical Virology
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany