Paul Ehrlich (* 14. March 1854 in Strehlen; † 20. August 1915 in bath Homburg) was a German chemist, physician, a Serologe and an immunity researcher. It applies for that with its research as a fathermodern chemotherapy.
Paul Ehrlich was born 1854 in the schlesischen Strehlen. Already as pupils Paul Ehrlich interest in the colouring of microscopic fabric preparations had. It continued this interest with a study of the medicine 1872 to 1878.Therefore also its Leipziger thesis was concerned with this topic (title: Contributions for the theory and practice of the histological colouring). After its clinical training and Habilitation 1887 (title “the oxygen need of the organism”) to the Charité in Berlin he became 1891by Robert cook, with whom he had already in former times co-operated, to again-created Institut for infections in Berlin appoint. After overcoming of a Tuberkuloseerkrankung in Egypt, acquired with lab tests , it supported it in a friendly manner connected the Emil Adolf Behring in Berlinconsiderably with the development of the Diphtherieserums.
These work inspired it 1897 to its famous “side chain theory “, which explained the impact of the welfare serum and it made possible to measure the antigen content exactly. 1896 became Ehrlich the director of the new royal one Institute for serum research and serum examination in Steglitz (with Berlin) appoint. 1899 are shifted this Institut to Frankfurt/Main and extended to royal Institut for experimental therapy, where Ehrlich turned to the cancer research and the chemotherapy of infections. 1904 appointedone the Ehrlichs to the tidy fee professor in Goettingen, 1906 is appointed it additionally the director of the again opened George Speyer house in Frankfurt.
it received 1908 together with Ilja Iljitsch Metschnikow the Nobelpreis for medicine - for its discoveries in the areathe chemotherapy (determination of data of the Diphtherieserums). In Frankfurt he had experimented also with arsenic and other chemicals. With support of its assistant Sahachiro Hata it developed the Salvarsan in the year 1909 against Syphilis and other dangerous epidemics. This was firstspecifically working chemotherapeutic agent, which was ever manufactured. The development followed more numerously different medicines on chemical basis, with which many up to then deadly running diseases could be fought effectively. it received the dear industrial union medal to 1911. 1914 became Ehrlich full professor onthe new Frankfurt university.
To 17. August 1915 it suffered a cardiac infarct, which it to 20. August succumbed. The secret Ministerialrat professor Dr. Paul Ehrlich died in the presence of his wife and his two daughters in the bath Homburger sanatorium Dr. Parishis friend Dr. Curt Parisian.Emperor Wilhelm II. wrote in his telegram of condolence: “I deplore the death of this with the entire formed world around the medical science and the suffering mankind of so high-earned researcher, its life's work him with the with andFuture generations imperishable fame and thanks secure. “
- information of the Nobelstiftung for award of the prize 1908 for Paul Ehrlich (English)
- Paul Ehrlich institute (PEI) - Paul Ehrlich road 51-59 - D 63225 being enough Website PEI
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- Paul Ehrlich-Stiftung - Senckenberganlage 31 - 60325 Frankfurt/Main
- Paul Ehrlich hospital -Bath Homburg
- Paul Ehrlich school - Frankfurt/Main
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| | * Literature of and over Paul Ehrlich in the catalog of the DDB
- Paul Ehrlich, 1854-1915 - Kurzbiographie
- Paul Ehrlich - physician, Serologe
- welcome in the virtualMuseum of the science: Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915)
- film list of new publications: Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German chemists, medical profession and Serologe|
|DATE OF BIRTH||14. March 1854|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Strehlen|
|DYING DATE||20. August 1915|
|DYING PLACE||bath Homburg|