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biochemist , Physician

Johann Gross, German physician, biochemist. Achievements include research in Brain and inner ear damage due to hypoxia; patents pending for Argon protects against hypoxia induced inner ear damage. International Federation Clinical Chemistry grantee, Mexico City, 1978, World Health Organization grantee, Milton Keynes, England, 1979.

Background

Gross, Johann was born on May 5, 1939 in Klosdorf, Sighisoara, Romania. Arrived in Germany, 1949. Son of Wilhelm and Mathilde (Schenker) Gross.

Education

Diploma, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1966. Specialist in Biochemistry, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1970.

Habilitation in Medicine, Charité Humboldt University, Berlin, 1974.

Career

Research assistant institute biochemistry Humboldt University, Berlin, 1965-1973, senior assistant pediatric clinic, 1974-1982, docent pediatric clinic, 1978-1980. Professor Institute Pathol. and Clinical Biochemistry, since 1980, director, 1983-1995. Directorship Institute of Pathological and Clinical Biochemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1983—1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Brain and inner ear damage due to hypoxia. Patents pending for Argon protects against hypoxia induced inner ear damage.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor 300 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Secretary Society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, Germany, 1979—1987. Member German Society Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Bio-chemical Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology Research Laboratory.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, theater.

Connections

Married Margaretha Görgner, December 22, 1962. Children: Torsten, Solveigh.

father:
Wilhelm Gross

mother:
Mathilde (Schenker) Gross

spouse:
Margaretha Görgner

child:
Solveigh Gross

child:
Torsten Gross