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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1947
Carl Cori, Gerty Cori, Bernardo Houssay

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Bernardo Houssay - Facts

Bernardo Alberto Houssay

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

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