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pharmacologist , researcher

Peter Gaudenz Waser, Swiss pharmacologist, researcher. Recipient Burgi prize University Bern, 1954, Medal University Louvain, 1965, University Helsinki, 1979. Served with Swiss military, 1938-1943. Fellow Royal Society Medicine; member Swiss Pharmacology Society (president), New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Waser, Peter Gaudenz was born on July 21, 1918 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Ernst Bernard and Margarit (Ruttiman) Waser.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, 1943. Doctor of Philosophy, University Zurich, 1948.

Career

Lecturer University Zurich, 1953-1958, professor extrordinarius, 1959-1962, professor ordinarius, 1963-1969, dean faculty medicine, 1970-1972, rector, 1978-1980. Professor pharmaceutical & toxicology Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1968-1983. President International Union Pharmacology, 1978-1981.

Executive member International Council of Scientific Unions, 1978-1984.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Mechanisms of Synaptic Transmission 1969 (with Akert), Cholinergic Mechanisms 1975, Praktische Pharmakotherapie 1987 (with C. Steinbach), The Cholinergic Receptor 1987, Psychiatrie, Psychopharmaka und Drogen in Zurich 1990.

Membership

Served with Swiss military, 1938-1943. Fellow Royal Society Medicine. Member Swiss Pharmacology Society (president), New York Academy of Sciences.

  • Fellow Royal Society Medicine; Swiss Pharmacology Society (president)

  • New York Academy Sci.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountaineering, skiing, gardening, painting.

Connections

Married Marion Edmée Bodmer, November 14, 1946. Children: Sibylle, Christian, Cordelia.

father:
Ernst Bernard Waser

mother:
Margarit (Ruttiman) Waser

spouse:
Marion Edmée Bodmer

children:
Cordelia Waser

Christian Waser

Sibylle Waser