The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1949
Walter Hess, Egas Moniz
Walter Rudolf Hess
Born: 17 March 1881, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Died: 12 August 1973, Ascona, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the functional organization of the interbrain as a coordinator of the activities of the internal organs"
Prize share: 1/2
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