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"
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