The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1938
Corneille Jean François Heymans
Born: 28 March 1892, Ghent, Belgium
Died: 18 July 1968, Knokke, Belgium
Affiliation at the time of the award: Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the role played by the sinus and aortic mechanisms in the regulation of respiration"
Field: cardiovascular physiology, respiratory physiology
Corneille Heymans received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1939.
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