German otologistDied when: 64 years 0 days (768 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Salomon Moos (15 July 1831 – 15 July 1895) was a German otologist born in Randegg, a village in the Grand Duchy of Baden.
He studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg, and following graduation worked as an assistant at the medical clinic of Karl Ewald Hasse.
Afterwards, he continued his education in Prague and Vienna, and in 1859 became privat-docent at Heidelberg.In 1866 he was an associate professor, later being appointed director and chief surgeon of the otology clinic at the University of Heidelberg.
His better known research involved diseases of the inner ears' labyrinth.Moos is credited with being the first physician to point out that in certain infectious diseases, micro-organisms within the labyrinth negatively affect hearing and equilibrium.