Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1912
Alexis Carrel

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Alexis Carrel - Facts

Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel

Born: 28 June 1873, Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France

Died: 5 November 1944, Paris, France

Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his work on vascular suture and the transplantation of blood vessels and organs"

Field: transplantation

Prize share: 1/1

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