The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1956
André F. Cournand, Werner Forssmann, Dickinson W. Richards
André Frédéric Cournand
Born: 24 September 1895, Paris, France
Died: 19 February 1988, Great Barrington, MA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Columbia University Division, Cardio-Pulmonary Laboratory, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system"
Field: cardiovascular physiology
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