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Geert Schmid-Schönbein

Professor, Bioengineering, UC San Diego Chair, Bioengineering, UC San Diego

We proposed and analyze the Autodigestion Hypothesis in human disease and death, including Shock, Sepsis and Multiorgan Failure, Co-morbidities in Metabolic Disease, Autism. Development of experimental and mathematical techniques to identify Autodigestion and trigger mechanisms for Inflammation. Degrading enzyme activity in-vivo, receptor cleavage, cell dysfunction and death in the microcirculation.