Emil Theodor Kocher

Emil Theodor Kocher
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Emil Theodor Kocher
BornAugust 25, 1841
DiedJuly 27, 1917
Berne, Switzerland
Alma materBerne University
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1909)
Scientific career
InstitutionsBerne University, Berne, Switzerland
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Emil Theodor Kocher (August 25, 1841 - July 27, 1917) was a Swiss doctor.[1] He won the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the thyroid gland".[2]


  1. "Biography of Emil Theodor Kocher". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1909". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.