Winner of The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1963


The prize was awarded jointly to Sir John Carew Eccles, Sir Alan Hodgkin and Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane.
     Sir John Carew Eccles
     1903 - 1997 (born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
     Australian National University, Canberra, Australia