Binz, Carl


(1832–1913) German doctor, who was a pioneer in the field of scientific drug therapy (pharmacology) and who worked on remedies against malaria.

Keywords: pharmacology; chinin; alcohol; materia medica; malaria

Further Reading

Binz C (1869) On the Influence of Alcohol upon the Temperature of the Body. Practitioner 3, pp. 137–145.

Binz C (1877) The Elements of Therapeutics: A Clinical Guide to the Action of Medicines (translated from the 5th German edition of ‘Grundzüge der Arzneimittellehre’ by Edward Sparks). London: Churchill.

Bickel M (1996) Carl Binz (1832–1913): An Early Pioneer of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy. Pharmacy in History 38: 134–139.

Bertling RM (1969) Der Pharmakologe Carl Binz. Thesis, University of Bonn, Bonn.

Schmiz K (1932) Carl Binz, der rheinische Pharmakologe: Rede, gehalten zur Feier des 100. Geburtstages am 1. Juli 1932. Bonn: Universitäts‐buchdruck.

Historische Kommission bei der Bayrischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (ed). (1953) Neue Deutsche Biographie, vol. 2, p. 250. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

Walther Killy (ed). (1995) Deutsche Biographische Enzyklopädie, vol. 1, p. 535. Munich: KG Saur.

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Prüll, CR(Sep 2005) Binz, Carl. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002366]