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Otto Loewi, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1936

Birthplace: Frankfurt a. M., Germany
Death: Died in New York, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob (Jacques) Loewi and Anna Loewi
Husband of Guida Henrietta Loewi and Guida Henrietta Loewi
Father of Harold Low; Anna Weiss; Victor Loewi; Geoffrey William Low; Hans Harold Jakob Loewi (Low) and 3 others
Brother of Helene Pincus and Fanny Gotthelft
Half brother of Fanny Alice Gotthelft

Managed by: Margaret Rose Bloebaum
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About Otto Loewi, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1936

Biographical Summary

Loewi, Otto. 03/06/1873-25/12/1961. Ref: 3275. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
  • Place of Death: New York, USA.
  • Profession: Pharmacologist.
  • Appointments Held: Asst 1898, Privat-Dozent,Associate Prof-1904, Pharmacology, Marburg Univ; 1904-9, Vienna Univ; Prof 1909-38, Pharmacology, Graz Univ, Austria; Researcher 1939-40, Pharmacology, Oxford Univ; Research Professor 1940-61, Pharmacology, New York Univ. USA.
  • Schools and Tutors: Frankfurt Gymnasium.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Graduated Strassburg University, Munich University.
  • Mother: Anna Willstaedter.
  • Father: Jakob Loewi, wine merchant, Frankfurt-am-Main.
  • References: RSE Year Book 1963, 26-8; Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society,8, 1962, 67-84 signed H.H.Dale, (portrait), 84-9 catalogue of publications; Who Was Who 6.
  • Memberships: FRS (Foreign 1954).
  • Date of Election: 03/07/1939.
  • Proposers: Proposed by Council as Honorary Foreign Fellow, Announced 1/5/1939.
  • Notes: Joint Nobel Laureate,Physiology & Medicine 1936.
  • Fellow Type: HF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 552

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Otto Loewi, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1936's Timeline

June 3, 1873
Frankfurt a. M., Germany
April 5, 1908
Age 34
September 11, 1909
Age 36
Vienna, Austria
September 11, 1909
Age 36
Graz, Styria, Austria
January 26, 1911
Age 37
Graz, Styria, Austria
Age 37
June 23, 1913
Age 40
Graz, Styria, Austria
June 1913
Age 39
Graz, Styria, Austria
July 18, 1915
Age 42
Graz, Styria, Austria