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educator , ophthalmologist

Solon Thanos, Greek, German ophthalmologist, educator. Recipient Otto-Hahn medal, 1984, Attempto prize, 1988, Feülgen prize, 1988, Prevention of Blindness prize, 1992, Bodossaki prize, 1994, Sicca prize, 1995, Chibret International award, 1996. Member Association in Vision Research in Ophthalmology, Neurosci. Society, Anatomical Society, Ophthalmol. Society.

Background

Thanos, Solon was born on November 1, 1954 in Paleokaria, Thessaly, Greece. Son of Sotirios and Eleftheria (Tsergoulas) Thanos. arrived in Germany, 1972.

Education

Diploma in Biology, University Tübingen, Germany, 1980. Doctor of Medicine, University Tübingen, Germany, 1985.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Max-Planck Institute, Tübingen, 1983-1986; group leader in research, Max-Planck Institute, Tübingen, 1987-1988; visiting scientist, McGill University, Montreal, 1986; science assistant, U. Tübingen, 1988-1993; ophthalmology professor, U. Tübingen, since 1993; director research laboratory Research Institute, U. Tübingen, 1993-1994; with department experimental ophthalmology, U. Münster.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Association in Vision Research in Ophthalmology, Neurosci. Society, Anatomical Society, Ophthalmol.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, jogging, swimming, writing, climbing.

Connections

Married Renate Scheidt, March 6, 1981. Children: Melissa, Ariadni, Ira.

father:
Sotirios Thanos

mother:
Eleftheria (Tsergoulas) Thanos

spouse:
Renate Scheidt

child:
Ira Thanos

child:
Ariadni Thanos

child:
Melissa Thanos