Nobel Laureate A. V. Hill and the refugee scholars, 1933-1945.

  title={Nobel Laureate A. V. Hill and the refugee scholars, 1933-1945.},
  author={Jack Alan Rall},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  volume={41 2},
A. V. Hill shared the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his investigation of the energetics of muscular contraction. His scientific work has been well chronicled over many years (Rall JA. Mechanism of Muscular Contraction, 2014). There is the natural tendency to focus solely on an investigator's scientific achievements. But in the case of Hill, it has been said (Katz B. Biogr Mem Fellows R Soc 24: 71-149, 1978) that "it was his devotion to such wider issues, outside the boundaries… CONTINUE READING
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