Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1956
André F. Cournand, Werner Forssmann, Dickinson W. Richards

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André F. Cournand - Facts

André Frédéric Cournand

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

Prize share: 1/3

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