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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1949
Walter Hess, Egas Moniz

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1949

Walter Rudolf Hess

Walter Rudolf Hess

Prize share: 1/2

Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz

Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz

Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1949 was divided equally between Walter Rudolf Hess "for his discovery of the functional organization of the interbrain as a coordinator of the activities of the internal organs" and Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz "for his discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses".

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