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Johann Gross

Johann Gross, German physician, biochemist. Achievements include research in Brain and inner ear damage due to hypoxia; patents pending for Argon protects against hypoxia induced inner ear damage. International Federation Clinical Chemistry grantee, Mexico City, 1978, World Health Organization grantee, Milton Keynes, England, 1979.

Background

  • Gross, Johann was born on May 5, 1939 in Klosdorf, Sighisoara, Romania. Arrived in Germany, 1949. Son of Wilhelm and Mathilde (Schenker) Gross.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1966. Specialist in Biochemistry, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1970.

      Habilitation in Medicine, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1974.

    Career

    • Research assistant institute biochemistry Humboldt University, Berlin, 1965-1973, senior assistant pediatric clinic, 1974-1982, docent pediatric clinic, 1978-1980. Professor Institute Pathol. and Clinical Biochemistry, since 1980, director, 1983-1995. Directorship Institute of Pathological and Clinical Biochemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1983—1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in Brain and inner ear damage due to hypoxia. Patents pending for Argon protects against hypoxia induced inner ear damage.

    Works

    • Contributor 300 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Secretary Society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, Germany, 1979—1987. Member German Society Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Bio-chemical Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology Research Laboratory.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, theater.

    Connections

    • Married Margaretha Görgner, December 22, 1962. Children: Torsten, Solveigh.
    • father: Wilhelm Gross
    • mother: Mathilde (Schenker) Gross
    • spouse: Margaretha Görgner
    • children: Torsten Gross
    • Solveigh Gross
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    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1965
      Charité Humboldt University
    • 1966
      Charité Humboldt University
    • 1970
      Charité Humboldt University
    • 1974
      Charité Humboldt University
    • 1965 - 1973
      Research assistant, institute biochemistry Humboldt University
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
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