Top 20 Physiologist celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Physiologist celebrities [Updated May 25, 2022].

1. Luc Montagnier

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Luc Montagnier was born on August 18, 1932 in France.
He wrote a paper on high dillutions that homeopaths claimed to support homeopathy, which uses ultra-high dillutions of substances to treat diseases.

2. William Beaumont

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William Beaumont was born on November 21, 1785 in United States.
He published Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion in 1838. A highway is named after him in his hometown of Lebanon.

3. Herbert Spencer Gasser

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Herbert Spencer Gasser was born on July 5, 1888 in Platteville, United States.
His scientific breakthroughs, conducted under the guidance of his mentor Joseph Erlanger, helped future generations of doctors figure out the mechanisms behind pain and reflexes.

4. Harvey Fletcher

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Harvey Fletcher was born on September 11, 1884 in Provo, United States.

'Father of stereophonic sound' who became a leading authority on how humans hear, and how sound devices should be made. He was President of the American Physical Society and was only the second ever honorary fellow of Acoustical Society of America, after Thomas Edison.

His findings on human speech, hearing and music, which revolutionized the transmission and playing of sound, were summed up in his influential 1922 text Speech and Hearing.

5. Gregorio Maranon

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Gregorio Maranon was born on May 19, 1887 in Spain.
He was a member of the International Society for the History of Medicine.

6. Corneille Heymans

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Corneille Heymans was born on March 28, 1892 in Belgium.
He followed his father, Jean-François Heymans, as Professor of Pharmacology at Ghent University in 1930.

7. Claude Bernard

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Claude Bernard was born on July 12, 1813 in Rhone, France.
His first important work was on the functions of the pancreas gland, the juice of which he proved to be of great significance in the process of digestion.

8. Carl Ludwig

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Carl Ludwig was born on December 29, 1816 in Germany.
He wrote the celebrated Textbook of Human Physiology and had the Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology named after him.

9. Camillo Golgi

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Camillo Golgi was born on July 7, 1843 in Italy.
In 1906, he earned the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries on the human nervous system.

10. Alfred Hershey

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Alfred Hershey was born on December 4, 1908 in United States.
He became the director of the Carnegie Institution in 1962.

11. Luis Federico Leloir

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Luis Federico Leloir was born on September 6, 1906 in France.
He invented Salsa golf, a mixture of ketchup and mayonaise, which is popular in Argentina.

12. Robert Ledley

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Robert Ledley was born on June 28, 1926 in United States.
In 1960 he established the National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), a non-profit research organization which advocated computers and electronic equipment in biomedical research.

13. Linda B Buck

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Linda B Buck was born on January 29, 1947 in United States.
After completing postdoctoral work at Columbia University, she began teaching neurobiology courses at Harvard. She later accepted an academic appointment at her alma mater, the University of Washington.

14. Bernardo Houssay

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Bernardo Houssay was born on April 10, 1887 in Argentina.
He shared the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with biochemists Carl and Gerty Cori. He was both the first Latin American and first Argentine recipient of a Nobel Prize for science.

15. Kiki Sanford

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Kiki Sanford was born on August 1, 1974 in Santa Rosa, United States.
She co-created a pilot for a TV show called The Skeptologists. 

16. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi was born on September 16, 1893 in Hungary.

Physiologist from Hungary who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi's best-known accomplishment is his discovery of vitamin C.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi was a member of the Hungarian resistance movement during World War II and helped Jews escape from Hungary.

17. Wilhelm Weinberg

Wilhelm Weinberg was born on December 25, 1862 in Germany.
His paper on the Hardy-Weinberg principle went unrecognized for 35 years until Curt Stern, a German scientist, brought his findings to light.

18. David H Hubel

David H Hubel was born on February 27, 1926 in Canada.
He and his research partner and fellow Nobel Prize recipient, Torsten Wiesel, studied visual processing by conducting experiments on cats.