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Biochemist

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.

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

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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:
Kim Zimmer

Andreas Zimmer

Gerald Zimmer

Severin Zimmer

Susanne Zimmer