David H. Hubel

Medicine

Co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1981 for mapping the visual cortex

"If you hear about a scientist who appeals to your interests, look him or her up. Don't be shy... "

Birthdate
February 27, 1926

Birthplace
Windsor, Ontario

Date of Death
September 22, 2013

Place of Death
Lincoln, Mass.

Family Members

    Other Interests
    Flute, woodworking, photography, languages, astronomy, skiing, tennis and squash.

    Title
    Physicist; Medical Doctor; University Professor of Neurobiology

    Office
    Harvard Medical School, Boston

    Status
    Deceased

    Degrees
    • BSc (Hons in Math and Physics), McGill, 1947
    • MD, McGill, 1951

    Awards
    • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1965
    • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1981
    • Foreign Member, Royal Society, 1982

    Last Updated
    September 26, 2013

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