Bernardo Alberto Houssay
Born: 10 April 1887, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 21 September 1971, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Affiliation at the time of the award: Instituto de Biologia y Medicina Experimental (Institute for Biology and Experimental Medicine), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the part played by the hormone of the anterior pituitary lobe in the metabolism of sugar"
Field: biochemistry, endocrinology, metabolism
Prize share: 1/2
Try to save some patients and learn about human blood types!
All you want to know about the Medicine Prize!
Read more about the Medicine Prize during the past century