Alberto Sols

Alberto Sols

Alberto Sols

Birth : Alberto Sols García (1917-02-02)2 February 1917 Sax,Alicante,Spain

Death : 10 August 1989(1989-08-10)(aged 72) Dénia,Alicante,Spain

Personal Information

Name Alberto Sols
Birth (1917-02-02)2 February 1917 Sax,Alicante,Spain
Birth Place Sax,Alicante,Spain
Death (1989-08-10)(aged 72) Dénia,Alicante,Spain
Died At Dénia,Alicante,Spain
Nationality Spanish
Fields Biochemistry
Institution Washington University School of Medicine, Spanish National Research Council)
Famous Research Investigation of hexokinases; carbohydrate metabolism

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Life Alberto Sols was born in Sax, Alicante, on 2 February 1917, the son of Pedro Sols Lluch.


He died in Denia, Alicante, on 10 August 1989.


Career Sols studied medicine at the University of Valencia, and after working for three years, principally with Robert Crane at Washington University in St. Louis, in the group of Nobel prizewinners Carl and Gerty Cori he returned to Spain in 1954, and created a research group at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).


Sols received numerous prizes, and was the first holder of the premio Príncipe de Asturias de Investigación Científica y Técnica (1981).


In 1987 he received the National Research Prize "Santiago Ramón y Cajal" of the Ministry of Education.


In 1989 he was elected to the Royal National Academy of Medicine.