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Birger Heinzow

Birger Heinzow, German physician, toxicologist, researcher. P. Martini Foundation fellow, 1993.


  • Heinzow, Birger was born on August 9, 1949 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Joachim and Ilse (Graf) Heinzow.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Chr.-Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany, 1979.


    • Research fellow deptl pharmacology, Kiel, Germany, 1978-1984. Postdoctoral researcher Baker Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 1980-1982. Head Institute Environmental Toxicology, Kiel, 1984-1996.

      Head department environmental toxicology State Agency for Nature and Environmental, since 1996. Member science advisory board Biomonit Committee UBA, Berlin, since 1994, member science advisory board air committee, since 1993.


    • Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals, chapters to textbooks.


    Member International Medical Commission on Bhopal, 1994. Invited testifier Permanent People's Tribunal, London, 1995. Member International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry (secretary division chemical human health 1992), German Society Pharmacoalogy and Toxicology, Chamber of Medical Association of Schleswig-Holstein (member Commission on Environmental Health), International Society Enviro.

    Medicine (board directors).



    Greek culture, blues, sailing.


    • Married Ute Marianne Leifermann, September 25, 1976 (divorced 1999). Children: Ole Christian, Hauke Sebastian, Gunnar Frederik. Married Silvia Luiza Uehla.
    • father: Joachim Heinzow
    • mother: Ilse (Graf) Heinzow
    • spouses: Ute Marianne Leifermann
    • Silvia Luiza Uehla.
    • children: Ole Christian Heinzow
    • Hauke Sebastian Heinzow
    • Gunnar Frederik Heinzow
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    Born August 9, 1949
    (age 68)
    • 1979
      Chr.-Albrecht University
    • 1978 - 1984
      Research fellow, deptl pharmacology
      Kiel, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      postdoctoral researcher, Baker Institute
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1984 - 1996
      head, Institute Environmental Toxicology
      Kiel, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1996
      head, department environmental toxicology State Agency for Nature and Environmental