Michael Heidelberger

Fellow: Awarded 1934

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-29-1888

Died: 06-25-1991

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

HEIDELBERGER, MICHAEL:  Appointed for studies of the molecular weight of thyroglobulin, at the University of Upsala; tenure, Summer of 1934.

Born April 29, 1888, in New York City. Education: Columbia University, B.S., 1908, A.M., 1909, Ph.D., 1911; Federal Technical Institute, Zürich, 1911–12.

Fellow, 1912–13, Assistant, 1913-15, Associate, 1915–23, Associate Member, 1923–27, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research; Chemist, 1927–28, Mt. Sinai Hospital; Chemist to Medical Service, 1928—, Presbyterian Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, 1928–29, Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry, 1929—, Columbia University. Awarded the Ehrlich Silver Medal, 1933.

Publications: An Advanced Laboratory Manual for Organic Chemistry, 1923. Articles in Journal of the American Chemical Society, Proceedings for the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of General Physiology, Physiological Reviews, Chemical Reviews, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Comptes rendus des séances de la Société de biologie, Science, Annual Review of Biochemistry, Journal of the American Medical Association, Medicine.

 

 

AWARDS WON

National Academy of Sciences , 1942