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Physiology educator

Heini Ullrich Paul Murer, Swiss physiology educator. Recipient Cloëtta award Cloëtta Foundation, Zurich, 1989, Homer W. Smith award, 1991, Adolf Fick award, 1994, Otto Nageli award, 1994, Peter F. Curran Memorial award, 1995.

Background

Murer, Heini Ullrich Paul was born on August 6, 1944 in Beckenried, Switzerland. Son of Franz Vital and Ida Franziska Murer.

Education

Master of Science in Biology, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1971. Privatdozent, University Frankfurt, Federal Repbulic Germany, 1978.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow department biochemistry Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, 1972-1975. Senior researcher Max Planck Institute Biophysics, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1975-1979. Associate professor department biochemistry University Fribourg, 1979-1980.

Professor physiology University Zürich, since 1980, full professor, since 1996, chairman department physiology, since 1998.

Membership

Major Swiss Army Infantry, 1965-1996. Member Swiss Society Biochemistry, Swiss Society Physiology, American Society Physiology, German Society Physiology, New York Academy of Sciences, Society General Physiology, American Society Nephrology (Homer Smith award 1991), International Society Nephrology, American society Cell Biology, The Phsyiol.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, skiing, soccer.

Connections

Married Verena Maria Barmettler, January 19, 1980. Children: Carla, Livia, Anita.

father:
Franz Vital

mother:
Ida Franziska Murer

spouse:
Verena Maria Barmettler

child:
Carla Murer

child:
Livia Murer

child:
Anita Murer