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Eckhart Heinrich Simon

Eckhart Heinrich Simon was German physiologist. Achievements include discovery of Multiple-Input Concept of Thermoregulation; discovery of Sympathetic differential responsiveness; research in Circumventricular organ function as multifunctional sensors for hormones. Recipient Order of the Rising Sun 3d Class, Government of Japan, 2000.

Background

  • Simon, Eckhart Heinrich was born on February 16, 1933 in Ernsthausen, Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Ella Simon.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Marburg, 1959.

    Career

    • Director emeritus Max Planck Institute, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 1974—1999. Honorary professor physiology University Giessen, Germany, 1972—2003. Science member Max Planck Society, Muenchen, Germany, 1973—2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of Multiple-Input Concept of Thermoregulation. Discovery of Sympathetic differential responsiveness. Research in Circumventricular organ function as multifunctional sensors for hormones.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member of American Physiological Society, International Union Physiological Sciences (chairman thermal physiology commission 1983-1989), Purkyne Society Czechia (honorary), Japanese Physiological Society (honorary).

    Personality

    Interests

    Horticulture.

    Connections

    • Married Christa Oppermann, June 23, 1939.
    • father: Wilhelm Simon
    • mother: Ella Simon
    • spouse: Christa Oppermann
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    Born February 16, 1933
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    • 1959
      University Marburg
    • 1972 - 2003
      honorary professor, physiology University Giessen
      Germany
    • 1974 - 1999
      Director, emeritus Max Planck Institute
      Bad Nauheim, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany

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