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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Werner Forssmann - Facts

Werner Forssmann

Werner Forssmann

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

Prize share: 1/3

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