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Organic chemist

Helmut Ferdinand Vorbrueggen, organic chemist. Achievements include development of new synthetic methods of synthesis of nucleosides (e.g. anti-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome therapy); new standard synthetic reagents such as trimethylsilyltriflate.

Background

Vorbrueggen, Helmut Ferdinand was born on June 12, 1930. Son of Josef and Ingeborg (Gindler) Vorbrueggen.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University Göttingen, Germany, 1958.

Career

Research associate Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1958-1959, Stanford (California) University, 1959-1963, Woodward Research Institute, Basel, Switzerland, 1963-1966. Department head central research Schering A.G., Berlin, 1966-1995. Visiting professor department organic chemistry laab.

Free University, since 1995. Adjunct professor Institute of Technology, Berlin, 1973-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of new synthetic methods of synthesis of nucleosides (e.g. anti-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome therapy). New standard synthetic reagents such as trimethylsilyltriflate.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor 120 articles, reviews to professional journals.

Connections

Married Erika Krupke, July 23, 1965. 1 child, Gerd.

father:
Josef Vorbrueggen

mother:
Ingeborg (Gindler) Vorbrueggen

spouse:
Erika Krupke

child:
Gerd Vorbrueggen