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Daniel Bovet

Daniel Bovet, Swiss physiologist. Recipient Nobel prize for physiology and medicine, 1957; decorated grand officer Order Italian Republic. Member Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Royal Society (England) (foreign).

Background

  • Bovet, Daniel was born in 1907 in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Son of Pierre and Amy (Babut) Bovet.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Science, University Geneva. Doctorate (honorary), University Palermo, University Rio de Janeiro.

    Career

    • Assistant in Physiology, University of Geneva 1928-1929. Assistant Institute Pasteur, Paris 1929-1939, Director of Laboratory 1939-1947. Director of Laboratories of Therapeutical Chemistry, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome 1947-1964.

      Professor, of Pharmacology, University of Sassari 1964-1971. Professor, of Psychobiology, University of Rome 1971-1982, Honorary Professor since 1982. Director Laboratory of Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology, Consiglio Naz. delle Ricerche 1969-1975.

    Works

    • Structure chimique et activite pharmacodynamique des medicaments du systeme nerveux vegetatif (with F. Bovet-Nitti) 1948, Curare and Curare-like Agents (with F. Bovet-Nitti and G. B. MariniBettolo) 1959, Controlling Drugs (with R. H. Blum and J. Moore), 1974.

    Membership

    Member Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Royal Society (England) (foreign).

    Connections

    • Married Filomena Nitti in 1938.
    • father: Pierre Bovet
    • mother: Amy (Babut) Bovet
    • spouse: Filomena Nitti
    Daniel Bovet
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    Died April 8, 1992
    (aged 85)
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    • 1928 - 1929
      Assistant, in physiology University Geneva
    • 1929 - 1939
      assistant, Institute Pasteur
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1937
      director, laboratory
    • 1947 - 1964
      director, laboratories therapeutic chemistry Istituto Superiore di Sanit+a
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1964 - 1971
      professor, pharmacology University Sassari

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