Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd

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Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd,

1914–98, English biophysicist. For their work in analyzing the electrical and chemical events in nerve-cell discharge, he and Andrew HuxleyHuxley, Sir Andrew Fielding,
1917–2012, British physiologist, educated at University College, London; grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley, half-brother of Sir Julian Huxley and Aldous Huxley.
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 shared with Sir John EcclesEccles, Sir John Carew
, 1903–97, Australian neurophysiologist. He was educated at the Univ. of Melbourne and at Magdalene College, Oxford. He was director (1937–44) of the Kanematsu Research Institute of Sydney Hospital and taught at the Univ.
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 the 1963 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. He was a research professor of the Royal Society (1952–69) and professor of biophysics at Cambridge (1970–81).