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Bernardo Houssay

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Bernardo Alberto Houssay
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Statue of Bernardo Houssay
Born10 April, 1887
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died21 September, 1971
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alma materUniversity of Buenos Aires
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1947)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysiology
InstitutionsInstitute 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]

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  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.