Heinz Gibian

Heinz Rudolf Gibian (30 March 1916 – 13 May 1995) was a German biochemist, who was noted for his research on steroid hormones.


He was a senior researcher at the drug research department of Schering AG and was later a member of the company's senior management. He was also an honorary Professor of biochemistry at the Free University of Berlin.[1][2]

Gibian was born in Munich. He earned his Doktoringenieur degree at the Technical University of Munich, where he was a student of the Nobel laureate Hans Fischer.[3] He was also a board member of the Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.[3] He died in Berlin, aged 79.


  1. ^ "Gibian, Heinz Rudolf," in Who's Who in Germany 1990, part 1, p. 454
  2. ^ "Gibian, Heinz". Kürschners Deutscher Gelehrten-Kalender. 1 (17 ed.). Saur. 1996. p. 3705.
  3. ^ a b Lothar Jaenicke (1991), "Heinz Gibian 75," Biological Chemistry, vol. 372, p. 360