Klaus Roth studied chemistry at the Free University of Berlin and completed his doctorate with summa cum laude. As a postdoc, he carried out NMR spectroscopic studies on dihydrofolate reductase at the Institute for Medical Research in Mill Hill, London. After completing his habilitation, he was visiting professor at the University of California San Francisco and used in vivo NMR Spectroscopy to investigate tumor metabolism in living people. After ten years as director of the Dahlem Conferences, he became a professor at the Free University of Berlin and developed paramagnetic contrast media for magnetic resonance tomography. In addition to his scientific work, Prof. Roth has published popular scientific articles on the role of chemistry in our everyday life for many years. For this work he was awarded the writer's prize of the German Chemical Society in 2008.
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