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Johannes Fibiger

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Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger
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Name
Born23 April 1867
Silkeborg, Denmark
Died30 January 1928
Copenhagen, Denmark
Alma materCopenhagen University
Known forCancer research
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1926)
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine, Bacteriology, Anatomy
InstitutionsCopenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Johannes Fibiger (Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, 23 April 1867 – 30 January 1928) was a Danish doctor.[1] He won the 1926 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discovery that an infection could lead to cancer.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Johannes Fibiger". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1926". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.