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Alexis Carrel
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Alexis Carrel
Born 28 June 1873
Died 5 November 1944
Nationality French
Alma mater University of Lyons
Known for Transplants
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1912)
Scientific career
Fields Surgery
Institutions Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York City

Alexis Carrel (28 June 1873 – 5 November 1944) was a French surgeon. He won the 1912 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on joining blood vessels and the transplantation of blood vessels and organs.

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