Herbert Spencer Gasser

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1888 – 1963

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Who was Herbert Spencer Gasser?

Herbert Spencer Gasser was an American physiologist, and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 for his work with action potentials in nerve fibers while on the faculty of Washington University in St. Louis, awarded jointly with Joseph Erlanger.

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Born
Jul 5, 1888
Platteville
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Johns Hopkins University
Died
May 11, 1963
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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