Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1963
Sir John Eccles, Alan L. Hodgkin, Andrew F. Huxley

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Sir John Eccles - Facts

Sir John Carew Eccles

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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