Walter Rudolf Hess

Walter Rudolf Hess

Born: March 17, 1881

Died: August 12, 1973

Nationality: Swiss

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Walter Rudolf Hess was a Swiss physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1949 for mapping the areas of the brain involved in the control of internal organs. He shared the prize with Egas Moniz.

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