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Joseph Erlanger
Born 5 January, 1874
San Francisco, California, USA
Died 5 December, 1965
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Nationality American
Institutions Washington University in St. Louis
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Johns Hopkins University
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1944)
Joseph Erlanger House, St. Louis, Missouri
Erlanger's house in St. Louis

Joseph Erlanger (5 January, 1874- 5 December, 1965) was an American physiologist. He won the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Herbert Spencer Gasser, for discovering that different nerve fibres have different functions.

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