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Bernardo Houssay

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Bernardo Alberto Houssay
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Statue of Bernardo Houssay
Born 10 April, 1887
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died 21 September, 1971
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alma mater University of Buenos Aires
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1947)
Scientific career
Fields Physiology
Institutions Institute for Biology and Experimental Medicine, Buenos Aires

Bernardo Houssay (10 April, 1887 — 21 September, 1971) was an Argentine doctor.[1] He won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Carl Ferdinand Cori and Gerty Cori for finding out how hormones use sugar.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Bernardo Houssay". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1947". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2011-07-17.