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Domagk

(German ˈdoːmak)
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(Biography) Gerhard (ˈɡeːrhart). 1895–1964, German biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine (1939) for isolating sulphanilamide for treating bacterial infections
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It tells how Gerhard Domagk, a young German physician during WW I, saw the deaths of thousands of wounded soldiers from gas gangrene and other infections that invaded what would have otherwise been non-fatal wounds.
A self-described science geek, Tom Hager was thumbing through a copy of "Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology" when he came across an entry for a German physician named Gerhard Domagk.
Gerhard Domagk, whose major blunder, if indeed he committed one, was discovering it the year Hitler took over his native Germany.