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research scientist

Urs Theodore Ruegg, research scientist. Achievements include patents for calcium antagonist isradipine. Grantee, Swiis National Science Foundation, 1992, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2002-2005, 2008. President Traffic Association Northwest Switzerland, Basel, 1986—2002; Member of Swiss Soc Pharmacology & Toxicology (life; president 1996—2002).

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1974.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1974—1976. Research associate University Geneva, 1976—1980, professor, since 2004, University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1992—2004. Laboratory head Sandoz SA, Basel, Switzerland, 1980—1992.

Lecturer University Basel, 1983—1993. President Swiss Society Pharmacology & Toxicology, Lausanne, 1996—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for calcium antagonist isradipine.

Membership

President Traffic Association Northwest Switzerland, Basel, 1986—2002. Member of Swiss Soc Pharmacology & Toxicology (life. President 1996—2002).

Connections

Son of Theodor Ruegg and Hilde taudinger. Married Ursina Strub, August 13, 1971. Children: Thomas Lawrence, Michael Andreas, Martin Caspar.

father:
Theodor Ruegg Hilde

mother:
Hilde

spouse:
Ursina Strub

children:
Thomas Lawrence Ruegg

Michael Andreas Ruegg

Martin Caspar Ruegg