Erlanger's house in St. Louis
|Born||5 January, 1874
San Francisco, California, USA
|Died||5 December, 1965
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
|Institutions||Washington University in St. Louis|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley
Johns Hopkins University
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1944)|
Joseph Erlanger (5 January, 1874- 5 December, 1965) was an American physiologist. He won the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Herbert Spencer Gasser, for discovering that different nerve fibres have different functions.
- "Biography of Joseph Erlanger". The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1944/erlanger.html. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944" (in English). The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1944/index.html. Retrieved 2010-12-18.