Ernst Boris Chain

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Deceased Person

Date of death
1979-08-12
Place of death
 

Award Winner

Awards Won
"for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases" (1945, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Alexander Fleming, Howard Walter Florey)
 

Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Honor
"for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases" (1945, Penicillin, Alexander Fleming, Howard Walter Florey)
 

Originator of Jewish Studies Collection

Originator_of
Sir Ernst Boris Chain Collection
 

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Education
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Ethnicity
Date of birth
1906-06-19
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KWTopic

Connections from
ernst boris chain worked with howard walter florey (Howard Walter Florey)
Connections to
frederick gowland hopkins taught and influenced ernst boris chain (Frederick Hopkins)
alexander fleming penicillin work furthered by ernst boris chain (Alexander Fleming)
howard walter florey worked with ernst boris chain (Howard Walter Florey)
Has sentences
Soon after graduating Chain began work in the chemical department of the Institute of Pathology at the Charite Hospital in Berlin, while also conducting research at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry. (Details)
In April 1933, after receiving a D.Phil. for his work on enzymes from the Institute of Pathology. (Details)
When Hitler took power three months earlier, Chain decided to move temporarily to England, mistakenly assuming that Hitler would soon be ousted. (Details)
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Assessment
For their pioneering work on penicillin Chain, Florey, and Fleming shared the 1945 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
Category
medicine and psychology
Disciplines
biochemist
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