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Andrew Huxley

*1917 Hampstead/London, England
+ 2012 Grantchester, Cambridgeshire


                Huxley Nobel Prize

Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley was an English physiologist and biophysicist.
Huxley, Alan Hodgkin and John Eccles jointly won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
"for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms
involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane".
Huxley and Hodgkin won the prize for experimental and mathematical work on the process of nerve action potentials,
the electrical impulses that enable the activity of an organism to be coordinated by a central nervous system.

2024 J. Giesen