Sir John Carew Eccles
Born: 27 January 1903, Melbourne, Australia
Died: 2 May 1997, Contra, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane"
Field: cell physiology, neurophysiology
Prize share: 1/3
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