Herbert Spencer Gasser


Herbert Spencer Gasser

Infobox Scientist
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birth_date = July 5, 1888
birth_place = Platteville, Wisconsin
death_date = May 11, 1963
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nationality = United States
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field = Physiology
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alma_mater = Johns Hopkins University
known_for = Action potentials
prizes = Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1944)

Herbert Spencer Gasser (July 5, 1888 – May 11, 1963) was an American physiologist, and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 for his work with action potentials in nerve fibers. He was born in Platteville, Wisconsin. He received his M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1915.

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