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Virologist

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.

Achievements

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

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: history.

Connections

Married Silvia Middeldorf, June 13, 1975. Children: Andrea, Simon.

father:
Wilhelm Doerr

mother:
Eva (Neuroth) Doerr

spouse:
Silvia Middeldorf

children:
Simon Doerr

Andrea Doerr