The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1949
Walter Hess, Egas Moniz
Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz
Born: 29 November 1874, Avança, Portugal
Died: 13 December 1955, Lisbon, Portugal
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, Neurological Institute, Lisbon, Portugal
Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses"
Prize share: 1/2
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