Historical records matching Christian de Duve, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974
About Christian de Duve, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974
Christian de Duve, né le 2 octobre 1917 à Thames-Ditton en Angleterre et mort le 4 mai 20131, est un docteur en médecine et biochimiste belge qui reçut le prix Nobel de physiologie ou médecine en 1974.
Christian René, viscount de Duve (b. 2 October 1917 - 4 May 2013) was a Nobel Prize-winning cytologist and biochemist. De Duve was born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, Great Britain, as a son of Belgian refugees. They returned to Belgium in 1920. De Duve was educated by the Jesuits at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwecollege in Antwerp, before studying at the Catholic University of Leuven, where he became a professor in 1947. He specialized in subcellular biochemistry and cell biology and discovered peroxisomes and lysosomes, cell organelles. De Duve chose to end his life through euthanasia.