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Haldan Keffer Hartline
Haldan Keffer Hartline, circa 1958
BornDecember 22, 1903(1903-12-22)
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
DiedMarch 17, 1983(1983-03-17) (aged 79)
Fallston, Maryland
NationalityUnited States
Fieldsphysiologist
InstitutionsUniversity of Pennsylvania
Johns Hopkins University
Alma materLafayette College
Johns Hopkins University
Doctoral advisorAugust Herman Pfund
Known forvision
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1967)

Haldan Keffer Hartline ForMemRS[1] (December 22, 1903 – March 17, 1983) was an American physiologist. He was a co-winner (with George Wald and Ragnar Granit) of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine[2][3][4] for his work in analyzing the neurophysiological mechanisms of vision.

Sources

  1. R. Granit and F. Ratliff (1 November 1985). 31. Biography Memorial Fellows of the Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1985.0010 .
  2. Raju, Tonse NK (14 August 1999). "The Nobel Chronicles". The Lancet (Elsevier Ltd) 354 (9178): 605. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(05)77968-X .
  3. Crescitelli, Frederick (April 1968). Vision Research (Elsevier Ltd) 8 (4): 333, I1, 334–337. doi:10.1016/0042-6989(68)90103-X .
  4. Dowling, John E. (27 October 1967). Science 158 (3800): 468-469. doi:10.1126/science.158.3800.468 .

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