BirthdayMay 29, 1932
BirthplacePhiladelphia, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Paul Ehrlich

    Full name: Paul Ehrlich
    Also known as: Paul Ehrlich, Ehrlich, Paul
    Professions: German biologist

  2. Paul Ehrlich Known for

    Kids Rights (2014), Thank You for Not Breeding (2002), Earth Days (2009), Climate Refugees (2010)

  3. Paul Ehrlich Death information

    Died: Friday, 20th of August, 1915 (Age: 16)

  4. Paul Ehrlich Biography

    About this sound Paul Ehrlich (14 March 1854 – 20 August 1915) was a German Jewish physician and scientist who worked in the fields of hematology, immunology, and chemotherapy. He invented the precursor technique to Gram staining bacteria. The methods he developed for staining tissue made it possible to distinguish between different type of blood cells, which led to the capability to diagnose numerous blood diseases.His laboratory discovered arsphenamine (Salvarsan), the first effective medicinal treatment for syphilis, thereby initiating and also naming the concept of chemotherapy. Ehrlich popularized the concept of a "magic bullet". He also made a decisive contribution to the development of an antiserum to combat diphtheria and conceived a method for standardizing therapeutic serums.In 1908, he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his contributions to immunology. He was the founder and first director of what is now known as the Paul Ehrlich Institute.

  5. Paul Ehrlich Family

    Spouse: Hedwig Pinkus
    Childrens: Stephanie and Marianne

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