Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1938
Corneille Heymans

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Corneille Heymans - Facts

Corneille Jean François Heymans

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.

Prize share: 1/1

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