Alexander Catsch

Alexander Siegfried Catsch (also Katsch; –16 February 1976) was a German-Russian medical doctor and radiation biologist. Up to the end of World War II, he worked in Nikolaj Vladimirovich Timefeev-Resovskij's ''Abteilung für Experimentelle Genetik'' at the ''Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Hirnforschung'' (KWIH, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Brain Research). He was taken prisoner by the Russians at the close of World War II. Initially, he worked in Nikolaus Riehl's group at Plant No. 12 in Ehlektrostal’, but at the end of 1947 was sent to work in Sungul' at a sharashka known under the cover name Ob’ekt 0211. At the Sungul' facility, he again worked in biological research department under the direction of Timofeev-Resovskij. When Catsch returned to Germany in the mid-1950s, he fled to the West. He worked at the ''Biophysikalische Abteilung des Heiligenberg-Instituts'' and then at the ''Institut für Strahlenbiologie am Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe''. While in Karlsruhe, he was also appointed, in 1962, to the newly created ''Lehrstuhl für Strahlenbiologie'', at the ''Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe''. In West Germany, he developed methods to extract radionucleotides from various organs. Provided by Wikipedia
Radioactive metal mobilization in medicine.
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