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Physiology educator

Rainer Heinz Adolf Fink, German physiology educator. Achievements include discoveries of metabolic regulation of ion channel activity, counter-currents and intracellular Calcium regulation, cell physiological laser applications and contractile activation of muscle cells. Fellow Society of General Physiologists; member Biophysics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, German Physiological Society.

Background

Fink, Rainer Heinz Adolf was born on April 13, 1949 in Essen, Germany. Arrived in Australia, 1980. Son of Heinz and Lieselotte (Jaekel) Fink.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Ruhr University, 1972. Master of Science, Ruhr University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University, 1979.

Career

Lecturer Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, 1975-1978. Research associate University Washington, Seattle, 1978-1980. Research fellow La Trobe University, Melbourne, 1980-1985.

Lecturer, senior lecturer University Adelaide, Australia, 1986-1989. Professor University Heidelberg, Germany, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discoveries of metabolic regulation of ion channel activity, counter-currents and intracellular Calcium regulation, cell physiological laser applications and contractile activation of muscle cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including The Journal of Physiology, Pflügers Archives, European, Journal of Cell Biology, International Society for Optical Engineering, others. Co-author: Disorders of the Motor Unit.

Membership

Fellow Society of General Physiologists. Member Biophysics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, German Physiological Society.

Connections

Married Henrietta Martina Horst, March 10, 1981. Children: Markus, Frederic, Cecilia.

father:
Heinz Fink

mother:
Lieselotte (Jaekel) Fink

spouse:
Henrietta Martina Horst

child:
Frederic Fink

child:
Markus Fink

child:
Cecilia Fink