Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944
Joseph Erlanger, Herbert S. Gasser

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Herbert S. Gasser - Facts

Herbert Spencer Gasser

Herbert Spencer Gasser

Born: 5 July 1888, Platteville, WI, USA

Died: 11 May 1963, New York, NY, USA

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

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries relating to the highly differentiated functions of single nerve fibres"

Field: neurophysiology

Prize share: 1/2

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