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Hans Selye (1236)

Profession
Physiologist
Nationality
Austrian-Canadian
Born
1907, Vienna
Died
1982, Montreal
Short Biography
János Hugo Bruno "Hans" Selye, CC (/ˈhænz ˈsɛljeɪ/; Hungarian: Selye János; January 26, 1907 – October 16, 1982), was a pioneering Austrian-Canadian endocrinologist of Hungarian origin. He conducted much important scientific work on the hypothetical ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • M.D., German University of Prague, 1929, Ph.D. in chemistry, 1931
  • D.Sc., McGill University, 1942
Appointments & Honors
  • 1931-32, Johns Hopkins University
  • 1932-44, McGill University
  • 1945-82, professor and director, Institute of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, University of Montreal
  • founder, International Institute of Stress, Montreal, 1977
  • editorship of several journals
  • sixteen honorary degrees, numerous prizes, awards, medals, honorary memberships in scientific organizations, and honorary citizenships