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Physiologist

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.

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horticulture.

Connections

Married Christa Oppermann, June 23, 1939.

father:
Wilhelm Simon

mother:
Ella Simon

spouse:
Christa Oppermann