The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1943
Henrik Dam, Edward A. Doisy
Henrik Carl Peter Dam
Born: 21 February 1895, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 17 April 1976, Copenhagen, Denmark
Affiliation at the time of the award: Polytechnic Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Prize motivation: "for his discovery of vitamin K"
Field: biochemistry, chemistry
Henrik Dam received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1944.
Prize share: 1/2
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