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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1974

For their discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of the cell
Name - Albert Claude
Date of birth - August 24, 1899
Institutions - Université Catholique de Louvain Louvain, Belgium
Country - Belgium

Description - Albert Claude was a Belgian biologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974. He studied medicine at the University of Liege.


Name - Christian de Duve
Date of birth - 2 October 1917
Institutions - Rockefeller University New York, NY, USA
Country - Belgium

Description - Christian René, burgrave de Duve is an internationally acclaimed cytologist and biochemist. De Duve was born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, Great Britain, as a son of Belgian immigrants.


Name - George E. Palade
Date of birth - November 19, 1912
Institutions - Yale University, School of Medicine New Haven, CT, USA
Country - USA

Description - George Emil Palade was a Romanian-American cell biologist. In 1974, he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Albert Claude and Christian de Duve, for discovering the vacuole.