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Corneille Heymans

Belgian physiologist

Corneille Jean François Heymans (March 28, 1892 - July 18, 1968) was an Belgian doctor.[1] He won the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discoveries about how breathing is regulated.[2]

Corneille Heymans
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BornMarch 28, 1892
DiedJuly 18, 1968
NationalityBelgian
Alma materUniversity of Ghent
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1938)
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine, Pharmacology
InstitutionsUniversity of Ghent

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biography of Corneille Heymans". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1938". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-12-21.