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|Born||January 5, 1874|
San Francisco, California
|Died||December 5, 1965 (aged 91)|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Alma mater||Johns Hopkins School of Medicine|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Medicine (1944)|
Joseph Erlanger (5 January, 1874- 5 December, 1965) was an American physiologist. He won the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Herbert Spencer Gasser, for discovering that different nerve fibres have different functions.
- "Biography of Joseph Erlanger". The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1944/erlanger.html. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944" (in English). The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1944/index.html. Retrieved 2010-12-18.