Prof. Dr. Dr. Perikles Simon
Johannes Gutenberg-University, Head of the Department of Sports Medicine, Prevention, and Rehabilitation at the Institute for Sports Science
Perikles Simon has studied Medicine (MD in 2000) and Neural and Behavioral Science (PhD in 2004). His research is focusing on performance diagnostics and disease prevention. In 2006 he filed a patent for the robust detection of transgenic DNA, which served as a blueprint for the development of a direct detection procedure for gene doping and in 2018 he filed a patent for the rapid and ultra-sensitive quantification of DNA in whole blood without the need of purification steps.