Christiaan Eijkman

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Nobel prize medal.svg
Christiaan Eijkman
Christiaan Eijkman.jpg
Christiaan Eijkman
Born11 August 1858(1858-08-11)
Nijkerk, Netherlands
Died5 November 1930(1930-11-05) (aged 72)
Utrecht, Netherlands
NaitionalityDutch
Kent forBeriberi, vitamins
AwairdsNobel Prize for Pheesiology or Medicine (1929)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesiology

Christiaan Eijkman (Dutch: [ˈkrɪstijaːn ˈɛi̯kmɑn]; 11 August 1858 – 5 November 1930) wis a Dutch pheesician an professor o pheesiology whase demonstration that beriberi is caused bi puir diet led tae the discovery o antineuritic vitamins (Thiamine). Thegither wi Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, he received the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine.