The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944

Joseph Erlanger

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Prize share: 1/2

Herbert Spencer Gasser

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944 was awarded jointly to Joseph Erlanger and Herbert Spencer Gasser "for their discoveries relating to the highly differentiated functions of single nerve fibres."

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