Otto Hahn Prize for Chemistry and Physics He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the bile acids. In Wieland received his doctorate at the University of Munich while studying under Johannes Thiele. There he was involved in weapons research for instance finding new synthetic routes for mustard gas.
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Otto Hahn Prize for Chemistry and Physics He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the bile acids. In Wieland received his doctorate at the University of Munich while studying under Johannes Thiele.
There he was involved in weapons research for instance finding new synthetic routes for mustard gas. He is also credited with the first synthesis of Adamsite. From to , he was Professor at the Technical University of Munich. He then moved to the University of Freiburg as successor of Ludwig Gattermann he also assumed responsibility for Gattermanns famous cookbook.
In Freiburg he started working on toad poisons and bile acids. In association with Boehringer Ingelheim he worked on synthetic alkaloids such as morphine and strychnine. In , Wieland isolated the toxin alpha-amanitin , the principal active agent of one of the world's most poisonous mushrooms Amanita phalloides. Wieland tried successfully to protect people, especially Jewish students, who were "racially burdened" after the Nuremberg Laws.
Heinrich's father, Theodor Wieland — was a pharmacist with a doctorate in chemistry. He owned a gold and silver refinery in Pforzheim. From to the end of , he was advisor at Boehringer Ingelheim and during this time he established the first scientific department of the company.
Since , the Heinrich Wieland Prize has been awarded annually. First to promote research on chemistry, biochemistry, physiology and clinical medicine of lipids and related substances, nowadays the prize is awarded for outstanding research on biologically active molecules and systems in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology as well as on their clinical importance. The prize is among the most treasured international science awards and has a successful history of over 50 years.
From , it has been awarded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation. The awardees have always been selected by an independent Board of Trustees. Since , it has been endowed with , euros.
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