July 5, 1919|
|Died||June 9, 2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Cluj (Romania), Harvard Medical School|
|Employer||University of Minnesota|
Franz Halberg (July 5, 1919 – June 9, 2013 ) was a scientist and one of the founders of modern chronobiology. He first began his experiments in the 1940s and later founded the Chronobiology Laboratories at the University of Minnesota. Halberg published many papers also in the serials of the History Commission of International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA), edited by Wilfried Schröder. He also published in "Wege zur Wissenschaft, Pathways to Science", edited by Wilfried Schröder his biography. He was a member of many international bodies, he had five titles as Dr. honoris causa, and was a member of the Leibniz Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. In the 1950s, he introduced the word circadian.
- "Dr. Franz HALBERG Obituary". Pioneer Press. June 16, 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
- Halberg, Franz; et al. (2003-10-29). "Transdisciplinary unifying implications of circadian findings in the 1950s". Journal of Circadian Rhythms 1 (2). doi: 10.1186/1740-3391-1-2. Retrieved 2013-11-29. "Eventually I reverted, for the same reason, to "circadian" ..."
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