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Alphonse Laveran

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Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
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Born18 June 1845
Died18 May 1922
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
Known forTrypanosomes, malaria
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1907)
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine

Alphonse Laveran (Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, 18 June 1845 – 18 May 1922) was a French military doctor.[1] He won the 1907 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the way protozoa can cause disease.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Alphonse Laveran". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1907". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.