Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian

Physicist, Academic

1889 – 1977

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Who was Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian?

Edgar Douglas Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, OM PRS was an English electrophysiologist and recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Physiology, won jointly with Sir Charles Sherrington for work on the function of neurons. He provided experimental evidence for the all-or-none law of nerves.

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Born
Nov 30, 1889
Hampstead
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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  • Trinity College, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge
  • Westminster School
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  • University of Cambridge
Died
Aug 4, 1977
Cambridge

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on July 23, 2013

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