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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1903
Niels Ryberg Finsen

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Niels Ryberg Finsen - Facts

Niels Ryberg Finsen

Niels Ryberg Finsen

Born: 15 December 1860, Thorshavn, Faroe Islands (Denmark)

Died: 24 September 1904, Copenhagen, Denmark

Affiliation at the time of the award: Finsen Medical Light Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science"

Field: dermatology, radiology

Prize share: 1/1

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