Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1949
Walter Hess, Egas Moniz

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Walter Hess - Facts

Walter Rudolf Hess

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"

Field: neurophysiology

Prize share: 1/2

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