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Bernardo Alberto Houssay
1947 Physiology or Medicine

* 1887 Buenos Aires, Argentina
+ 1971 Buenos Aires


Bernardo Alberto Houssay

Bernardo Alberto Houssaywas an Argentine physiologist who, in 1947,
was a co-recipient of a Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
for his discovery of the role played by pituitary hormones in regulating the amount of blood sugar (glucose) in animals.
He was the first Argentine Nobel laureate in the sciences.
He shared the prize with Carl Ferdinand Cori and Gerty Cori,
who won for their discoveries regarding the role of glucose in carbohydrate metabolism).

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