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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Andrew F. Huxley - Facts

Andrew Fielding Huxley

Andrew Fielding Huxley

Born: 22 November 1917, Hampstead, United Kingdom

Died: 30 May 2012, Grantchester, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University College, London, United Kingdom

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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