The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1956

André Frédéric Cournand

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Prize share: 1/3

Werner Forssmann

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Prize share: 1/3

Dickinson W. Richards

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Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1956 was awarded jointly to André Frédéric Cournand, Werner Forssmann and Dickinson W. Richards "for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system."

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