David H. Koch Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

David H. Koch

This Biography is about one of the best Neurophysiologist David H. Hubel including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of  David H. Koch
Real Name David H. Koch
Profession Medical Scientists, Physiologists
Famous as Neurophysiologist
Nationality American
Personal life of David H. Koch
Born on 27 February 1926
Birthday 27th February
Died At Age 87
Sun Sign Pisces
Born in Windsor, Canada
Died on 22 September 2013
Spouse/Partner Ruth Izzard (m. 1953)
Awards 1981 – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 1978 – Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
Family Background of David H. Koch

David Hunter Hubel was a Nobel Prize winning neurophysiologist noted for his work on the structure and function of the visual cortex. Born in Canada to American parents, he later became naturalized American citizen and served the US Army for around three years.

He was assigned to the Neurophysiology Division of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research as part of his military service. There he began working on primary visual cortex of cats, both in sleeping and wakeful condition and invented the tungsten microelectrode. On completion of the military service he joined Wilmer Institute and worked under Stephen Kuffler.

There he collaborated with Torsten Wiesel to work on the relationship between the retina and the visual cortex. The partnership lasted for more than two decades. Meanwhile, they shifted to Harvard University, where they continued with their research, which earned the duo the coveted Nobel Prize. They later worked with kittens to throw light on cataract and defect in alignment in children’s eyes. He was also a successful academician and authored many distinguished books on visual system.

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