Corneille Heymans

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Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Jul 18, 1968 (76)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Jul 18, 1968 (76)

About

Physiologist who received 1938's Nobel Prize for Physiology for his discoveries related to blood pressure and blood's oxygen content.

Before Fame

He received mentoring and training at the Collège de France, the University of Lausanne, the University of Vienna, University College London, and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Trivia

He followed his father, Jean-François Heymans, as Professor of Pharmacology at Ghent University in 1930.

Family Life

He and his wife, ophthalmologist Berthe May, had four children together.

Associated With

He and Albert Einstein were contemporaries and were both Nobel Prize winners.