Walter Rudolf Hess

About Walter Rudolf Hess

Birth Day: March 17, 1881
Birth Place: Switzerland
Died On: Aug 12, 1973 (age 92)
Birth Sign: Pisces

Walter Rudolf Hess Net Worth

Walter Rudolf Hess was bornon March 17, 1881 in Switzerland. Nobel Prize-winning physiologist who mapped the parts of the brain responsible for the control of different organs. In 1932, he received the Marcel Benoist Prize.
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💰 Net worth: 18 Million

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About

Nobel Prize-winning Physiologist who mapped the parts of the brain responsible for the control of different organs. In 1932, he received the Marcel Benoist Prize.

Before Fame

He studied Medicine at the University of Zurich and subsequently opened a private ophthalmology practice.

Trivia

He served as Director of the University of Zurich's Physiological Institutefrom 1917 to 1951.

Family Life

He married Louise Sandmeier, with whom he had a daughter, Gertrud, and a son, Rudolf.

Associated With

He and fellow scientist Egas Moniz were dual recipients of the 1949 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Moniz was honored for his development of the now-infamous lobotomy procedure.