Niels Ryberg Finsen
|Niels Ryberg Finsen|
|Born||December 15, 1860
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
|Died||September 24, 1904.
|Institutions||Finsen Medical Light Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Alma mater||University of Copenhagen|
|Known for||Using light radiation|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1903)|
Niels Ryberg Finsen (December 15, 1860 - September 24, 1904) was an Danish doctor. He won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for treating lupus vulgaris (tuberculosis of the skin), with light radiation.
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- "Biography of Niels Ryberg Finsen". The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1903/finsen-bio.html. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1903". Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1903/index.html. Retrieved 2007-07-28.