The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1956
André F. Cournand, Werner Forssmann, Dickinson W. Richards
Born: 29 August 1904, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1 June 1979, Schopfheim, West Germany (now Germany)
Affiliation at the time of the award: Mainz University, Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system"
Field: cardiovascular physiology
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