Gerhard Domagk By Kandia Jackson
Gerhard <ul><li>Born in Lagow, Germany on the 30 th  of October of 1895. </li></ul><ul><li>Renown German chemist and patho...
Life as Gerhard   <ul><li>Born Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk </li></ul><ul><li>He became a med student at Kiel until the 19...
Experiments <ul><li>The experiments Domagk performed were primarily on mice and rabbits where he observed that red dye-stu...
Scientific contribution <ul><li>At the time Domagk’s work was revolutionary because the only treatments for bacterial infe...
Modern Medicine <ul><li>Because of Domagk prevention in Strept and Staph infections have become second nature in our socie...
Bibliography <ul><li>Domagk, Gerhard. (1987).  Lexicon universal encyclopedia . Newyork, New York : Lexicon Publications I...
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  1. 1. Gerhard Domagk By Kandia Jackson
  2. 2. Gerhard <ul><li>Born in Lagow, Germany on the 30 th of October of 1895. </li></ul><ul><li>Renown German chemist and pathologist who researched infections of a bacterial origins. </li></ul><ul><li>Discovered that the industrial dye prontisil could prove as an effective treatment for staphylococci and haemolytic streptococci . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Life as Gerhard <ul><li>Born Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk </li></ul><ul><li>He became a med student at Kiel until the 1914-1918 war broke out . In 1914 he joined the army but was later wounded and joined the sanitary service instead where his interests in bacterial infections began. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1932 he began working for a recently formed research institute founded for pathology and bacteriology. </li></ul><ul><li>Won the Nobel peace prize in Medicine or Physiology 1939 but the Nazis forced him to decline the award. </li></ul><ul><li>His research following the award pertained to cancer and tuberculosis. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Experiments <ul><li>The experiments Domagk performed were primarily on mice and rabbits where he observed that red dye-stuff protected the animals that were exposed to lethal amounts of staphylococci and haemolytic streptococci . </li></ul><ul><li>He even omitted from his research that his own daughter had been affected by a staphylococci infection , wherein he gave her his experimental drug and she recovered. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1935 several other proffessionals begin to experiment with Domagk’s newly developed drugs all of which were successful. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Scientific contribution <ul><li>At the time Domagk’s work was revolutionary because the only treatments for bacterial infections were surgery ( which had a substantially high mortality rate) and amputation…. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Modern Medicine <ul><li>Because of Domagk prevention in Strept and Staph infections have become second nature in our society. </li></ul><ul><li>Medicinal Sanitation has improved tremendously. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>Domagk, Gerhard. (1987). Lexicon universal encyclopedia . Newyork, New York : Lexicon Publications Incorporated. </li></ul><ul><li>NNDB, Initials. (2010). Gerhard domagk . Retrieved from http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.nndb.com/people/744/000128360/gerhard-domagk.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.nndb.com/people/744/000128360/&usg=__lNUQiFSyR7v8rma7HJ5yzQtfdZk=&h=338&w=234&sz=22&hl=en&start=1&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=p_dHCpknBJB8SM:&tbnh=119&tbnw=82&prev=/images%3Fq%3DGerhard%2BDomagk%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dserp%26sa%3DG%26tbs%3Disch:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Web, Nobel. (1939). The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine 1939. Gerhard Domagk , Physiology or medicine . Retrieved from http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1939/domagk-bio.html </li></ul>
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