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Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom 
"Alan Hodgkin"

(1914 - 1998)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1963 was awarded jointly to Sir John Carew Eccles, Alan Lloyd Hodgkin and Andrew Fielding Huxley "for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane".

Mean distance: 12.26 (cluster 11)
Cross-listing: Chemistry Tree - Physiology Academic Tree


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Edgar Douglas Adrian grad student 1936 Cambridge
Kenneth S. Cole post-doc 1937-1937 MBL (Chemistry Tree)
 (Hodgkin worked with Cole--and Curtis--for only a few weeks at Woods Hole, but this was Hodgkin's introduction to the squid giant axon, which obviously had a profound influence on his life.)
Herbert S. Gasser post-doc 1937-1938 Rockefeller


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Mike G. Fuortes collaborator
Bernard Katz collaborator
Andrew Fielding Huxley collaborator 1939-1963
 (Huxley was a student of Hodgkin's before collaborating with him.)
Mordecai Blaustein collaborator 1966-1969 Cambridge (Chemistry Tree)
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Hodgkin AL. (1991) Foreword - A late entry into visual physiology Progress in Retinal Research. 10: xiii-xvii
Knight DE, Hodgkin AL. (1990) Peter Frederick Baker: 11 March 1939-10 March 1987. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. Royal Society (Great Britain). 35: 3-35
Hodgkin AL, Huxley AF. (1990) A quantitative description of membrane current and its application to conduction and excitation in nerve. 1952. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 52: 25-71; discussion 5-
Hodgkin AL, Nunn BJ. (1988) Control of light-sensitive current in salamander rods. The Journal of Physiology. 403: 439-71
Hodgkin AL, Nunn BJ. (1987) The effect of ions on sodium-calcium exchange in salamander rods. The Journal of Physiology. 391: 371-98
Hodgkin AL, McNaughton PA, Nunn BJ. (1987) Measurement of sodium-calcium exchange in salamander rods. The Journal of Physiology. 391: 347-70
Hodgkin AL, McNaughton PA, Nunn BJ. (1985) The ionic selectivity and calcium dependence of the light-sensitive pathway in toad rods. The Journal of Physiology. 358: 447-68
Hodgkin AL, McNaughton PA, Nunn BJ, et al. (1984) Effect of ions on retinal rods from Bufo marinus. The Journal of Physiology. 350: 649-80
Hodgkin AL. (1983) Beginning: some reminiscences of my early life (1914-1947). Annual Review of Physiology. 45: 1-16
Hodgkin AL. (1982) Some recollections of William Rushton and his contributions to neurophysiology. (1925-52). Vision Research. 22: 623-5
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