Domagk, Gerhard Johannes Paul


1895–1964 German pathologist and bacteriologist who discovered the first of the sulfa drugs or sulfonamides.

Keywords: bacteriology; chemotherapy; pathology; sulfa; sulfonamides

Further Reading

Colebrook L (1964) Gerhard Domagk 1895–1964. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 10: 39–50.

Domagk G (1935) Ein Beitrag zur Chemotherapie der bakteriellen Infektionen. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift 61: 250–253.

Domagk G (1947) Pathologische Anatomie und Chemotherapie der Infektionskrankheiten. Stuggart: Thieme.

Domagk G and Hegler CT (1940) Chemotherapie bakterieller Infektionen. Leipzig: Hirzel.

Fox DM, Meldrum M and Rezak I (eds) (1990) Noble Laureates in Medicine or Physiology. New York: Garland.

Gillispie CC (ed.) (1970–1980) Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Oesper RE (1954) Gerhard Domagk and Chemotherapy. Journal of Chemical Education 31: 188–191.

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Parascandola, John(Mar 2004) Domagk, Gerhard Johannes Paul. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002476]