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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1963

For their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism
Name - Sir John Carew Eccles
Date of birth - 27 January 1903
Institutions - Australian National University Canberra, Australia
Country - Australia

Description - Sir John Carew Eccles, AC FRS FRACP FRSNZ FAAS was an Australian neurophysiologist who won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the synapse. He shared the prize together with Andrew Fielding Huxley and Alan Lloyd Hodgkin.


Name - Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
Date of birth - 5 February 1914
Institutions - University of Cambridge Cambridge, United Kingdom
Country - United Kingdom

Description - Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, OM, KBE, FRS was a British physiologist and biophysicist, who won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.


Name - Andrew Fielding Huxley
Date of birth - 22 November 1917
Institutions - University College London, United Kingdom
Country - United Kingdom

Description - Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley, OM, FRS is an English physiologist and biophysicist, who won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Alan Lloyd Hodgkin on the basis of nerve action potentials, the electrical impulses that enable the activity of an organism to be coordinated by a central nervous system.