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internal medicine educator

Herbert Johannes Kramer, German internal medicine educator. Achievements include first description of mammalian endogenous ouabain-like factor. Recipient Claude Bernard prize University Saarland, 1972, Theodor Frerichs prize German Society Internal Medicine, 1973.

Background

Kramer, Herbert Johannes was born on December 24, 1939 in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Son of Johann and Elisabeth (Schura) Kramer.

Education

Student, University Munich, 1960. Student, University Paris, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, University Saarland, 1963.

Career

Intern University Saarland, 1964—1965, resident department medicine, 1966—1968, 1970—1972, associate professor department medicine, 1972—1973. Resident department medicine University of California at Los Angeles, 1968—1970. Professor medicine and nephrology, head renal section Medical Policlinic University Bonn, Germany, 1973—2005.

Professor emeritus, since 2006. President European Life Science Editors, 1976-1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first description of mammalian endogenous ouabain-like factor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Natriuretic Hormone, 1978. Contributor over 300 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Deutsche Gesellschaft Innere Medizin, Deutsche Gesellschaft Nephrologie, European Dialysis and Transplant Association, American Society Hypertension, International Society Hypertension, American Society Nephrology, International Society Nephrology, American Society Physiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, violin, skiing, tennis, windsurfing. Fax: 49-228-366149.

Connections

Married Hella Schirra, December 13, 1963. Children: Serge, Roman.

father:
Johann Kramer

mother:
Elisabeth (Schura) Kramer

spouse:
Hella Schirra

child:
Roman Kramer

child:
Serge Kramer