Carl Ferdinand Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori
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Carl Ferdinand Cori
Born5 December, 1896
Died20 October, 1984
CitizenshipUS 1928
Alma materGerman University of Prague
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1947)
Scientific career
InstitutionsWashington University, St. Louis
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Carl Ferdinand Cori (5 December, 1896 — 20 October, 1984) was an Czech doctor.[1] He won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with his wife Gerty Cori and Bernardo Houssay, for discovering the way the body processed glycogen and sugar.[2]


  1. "Biography of Carl Ferdinand Cori". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1947". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-12-21.