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Cardiologist , Pharmacologist

Gustav Georg Belz, German pharmacologist, cardiologist. Achievements include discovery of antihypertensive effects in man after oral calcium antagonist, 1970; discovery of several significant cardiovascular drug-drug interactions, such as digoxin-calcium antagonists, extension of principles of experimental into clinical pharmacology; evaluation of drug effects on elasticity of the aorta.

Background

Belz, Gustav Georg was born on March 25, 1940 in Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Germany. Son of Franz Jakob and Lina Elisabethe (Winkler) Belz.

Education

Dr.Med., Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Ulm, Germany, 1974.

Career

Intern hospitals Eppstein, Frankfurt, Mainz, Germany, 1966-1968. Resident District Hospital, Bad Soden, Germany, 1968-1970, University Hospital, Ulm, 1970-1975. Senior resident German Military Central Hospital, Koblenz, Germany, 1975-1977.

Professor internal medicine Johannes Gutenberg University, since 1976. Medical director Center Cardiovascular Pharmacology, ZeKaPha GmbH, Mainz, since 1976. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of antihypertensive effects in man after oral calcium antagonist, 1970. Discovery of several significant cardiovascular drug-drug interactions, such as digoxin-calcium antagonists, extension of principles of experimental into clinical pharmacology. Evaluation of drug effects on elasticity of the aorta.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 300 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American College Cardiology. Member: American Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics., German Society Internal Medicine., German Society Cardiology, British Pharmacol. Society, German Society Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, German Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (president annual congress 1993, board directors 1993—2002), Rotary.

Connections

Married Gudrun Pfnorr, February 18, 1966. Children: Axel Georg, Britta Gudrun.

father:
Franz Jakob Belz

mother:
Lina Elisabethe (Winkler) Belz

spouse:
Gudrun Pfnorr

child:
Axel Georg Belz

child:
Britta Gudrun Belz