Bernard Katz

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Sir Bernard Katz
Born(1911-03-26)26 March 1911
Died20 April 2003(2003-04-20) (aged 92)
Alma materUniversity of Leipzig
Known forNeurophysiology of the synapse
SpouseMarguerite ("Rita") Penly Katz (2 children)
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1970)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity College London
Sydney Hospital
Academic advisorsArchibald Hill

Sir Bernard Katz (26 March 1911 – 20 April 2003) was a British physician of Jewish-German descent. He was the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1970. He studied the active principles of nerve biochemistry.