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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945
Sir Alexander Fleming, Ernst B. Chain, Sir Howard Florey

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Sir Howard Florey - Facts

Sir Howard Walter Florey

Sir Howard Walter Florey

Born: 24 September 1898, Adelaide, Australia

Died: 21 February 1968, Oxford, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"

Field: anti-bacterial agents, bacteriology, biochemistry

Prize share: 1/3

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