Remembered for his research in the fields of endocrinology and physiology, this Argentine-born scientist received the 1947 Nobel Prize for his work on pituitary regulation of glucose in animals.
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|FULL NAME:||Bernardo Houssay|
|BIRTH DATE:||April 10, 1887|
|AGE:||133 years old|
Bernardo Houssay is a Physiologist. He grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as the son of French emigrants named Clara and Albert Houssay. He began attending the University of Buenos Aires’ pharmacy program when he was just fourteen years old; at age seventeen, he entered the same university’s medical school. He later chaired his alma mater’s physiology department.
DID YOU KNOW 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.
FACT He and Luis Leloir were both Nobel Prize-winning, Argentine-French scientists.
Currently, Bernardo Houssay is 133 years old. He will celebrate his 134th birthday on a Sunday, April 10th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Bernardo Houssay’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Bernardo Houssay was born in the Year of the Pig. People with this sign are nice and good-mannered. They’re always forgiving of other people’s mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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