The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1957
Born: 23 March 1907, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: 8 April 1992, Rome, Italy
Affiliation at the time of the award: Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Chief Institute of Public Health), Rome, Italy
Prize motivation: "for his discoveries relating to synthetic compounds that inhibit the action of certain body substances, and especially their action on the vascular system and the skeletal muscles"
Prize share: 1/1
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