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  • Award named for Nobel laureate

    By  Tom Tugend

    October 3, 2013 | 3:20 pm

    The wheel of history has come full circle for Otto Meyerhof (1884-1951), a biochemist who was once the pride of Germany as a Nobel laureate, then a Jewish refugee, and now rehabilitated and honored by his native country.

    A particularly interested witness to this process is...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    In Memory of Meyerhof

    The Otto Meyerhof Medical Center was dedicated last month at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Meyerhof was a pioneer biochemist who discovered the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in muscles....