Benno Hess

(1922 February 2 - 2002 November 16)


1948 PhD. in Pediatrics, Universtity of Heidelberg, Germany

Professional Experience:

1955 Director of the chemical laboratory, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
1965 Director of the Max Planck Institute for Nutritional Physiology, Dortmund, Germany


Vice-President of the Commission for the Development of European Science and Technology in Brussels, Belgium
Vice-President at the “Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina” in Halle, Germany
1980-1991 Vice-President of the MPG
1991 Honorary Senator of the MPG

Honors and Awards:

1952 NIH Fellow at Tufts University, Medford, USA