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Allvar Gullstrand

Swedish ophthalmologist

Allvar Gullstrand (June 5, 1862 - July 28, 1930) was a Swedish ophthalmologist (eye doctor).[1] He won the 1911 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on light refraction and the eye.[2]

Allvar Gullstrand
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Allvar Gullstrand
BornJune 5, 1862
DiedJuly 28, 1930
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Alma materUppsala University
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1911)
Scientific career
FieldsOphthalmology
InstitutionsUppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biography of Allvar Gullstrand". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1911". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.