Haldan Keffer Hartline

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Haldan Keffer Hartline
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Haldan Keffer Hartline, circa 1958
Born (1903-12-22)December 22, 1903
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Died March 17, 1983(1983-03-17) (aged 79)
Fallston, Maryland
Nationality United States
Alma mater Lafayette College
Johns Hopkins University
Known for vision
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1967)
Scientific career
Fields physiologist
Institutions University of Pennsylvania
Johns Hopkins University
Doctoral advisor August Herman Pfund

Haldan Keffer Hartline ForMemRS[1] (December 22, 1903 – March 17, 1983) was an American physiologist. He was a co-winner (with George Wald and Ragnar Granit) of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine[2][3][4] for his work in analyzing the neurophysiological mechanisms of vision.

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  1. R. Granit and F. Ratliff (1 November 1985). 31. Biography Memorial Fellows of the Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1985.0010. 
  2. Raju, Tonse NK (14 August 1999). "The Nobel Chronicles". The Lancet (Elsevier Ltd) 354 (9178): 605. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(05)77968-X. 
  3. Crescitelli, Frederick (April 1968). Vision Research (Elsevier Ltd) 8 (4): 333, I1, 334–337. doi:10.1016/0042-6989(68)90103-X. 
  4. Dowling, John E. (27 October 1967). Science 158 (3800): 468-469. doi:10.1126/science.158.3800.468. 

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