Hans Selye
#4449 Overall Influence

Hans Selye

Austro-Hungarian scientist

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János Hugo Bruno “Hans” Selye , was a pioneering Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist. He conducted important scientific work on the hypothetical non-specific response of an organism to stressors. Although he did not recognize all of the many aspects of glucocorticoids, Selye was aware of their role in the stress response. Charlotte Gerson considers him the first to demonstrate the existence of biological stress.

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Charles University
Charles University

Oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic

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Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Université de Montréal
Université de Montréal

University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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McGill University
McGill University

English-language public research university in Montreal, Quebec

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#668 World Rank
Biology
#1038 World Rank
Psychology