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Carlson, Anton Julius

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1956 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Physiologist

1875 – Carlson was born in Sweden on the 29th of January.

1902-1904 – He received a doctorate in physiology at Stanford and began working at the University of Chicago.

         – He conducted experiments on Fred Vlcek, similar to those conducted on Alexis St. Martin by William Beaumont, regarding his gastric fistula.

1916 – Carlson became chairman of the physiology department at the University of Chicago.

1923-1925 – Carlson was president of the American Physiological Society.

1944 – Carlson was president of the AAAS.

1953 – Carlson was the first person to receive the American Humanist Association’s Humanist of the Year award.

1956 – He died on the 2nd of September.