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
DiedMarch 17, 1983(1983-03-17) (aged 79)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materLafayette College
Johns Hopkins University
Known forvision
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1967)
Scientific career
Fieldsphysiologist
InstitutionsUniversity of Pennsylvania
Johns Hopkins University
Doctoral advisorAugust 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). "Haldan Keffer Hartline, 22 December 1903 - 18 March 1983". The Royal Society Publishing. Biography Memorial Fellows of the Royal Society. 31: 262–292. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1985.0010. PMID 11621205. S2CID 38661030.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  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. PMID 10470741. S2CID 53297408. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
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  4. Dowling, John E. (27 October 1967). "Nobel Prize: Three Named for Medicine, Physiology Award". Science. 158 (3800): 468–469. Bibcode:1967Sci...158..468D. doi:10.1126/science.158.3800.468. PMID 4860394. S2CID 177926314. Retrieved 2013-11-04.

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