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1903 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
"in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science" --- http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1903
Quick Facts "Finsen made the great breakthrough that established his international reputation by introducing the revolutionary carbon arc treatment (Finsen's Therapy) of lupus (lupus vulgaris)."


Sources
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1903/
http://nobele.port5.com/niels_ryberg.html
http://www.um.dk/english/danmark/danmarksbog/kap3/3-7-10-2.asp

1902 - Ronald Ross | 1904 Ivan Pavlov

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