Henrik Dam

Henrik Dam

Birth
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Death 17 Apr 1976 (aged 80)
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Burial Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Plot Buried in New Common Grave
Memorial ID 11076567 · View Source
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Biochemist, Nobel Prize recipient. Born in Copenhagen, he was educated at the Technical University in Copenhagen where he was professor 1941-65. During the 1930s, while working with biochemistry and nutritional physiology he discovered and explored the vitamin K. In 1943 he and the American biochemist Edward Doisy shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine for their work on vitamin K. He lated investigated vitamin E deficiency diseases.

Bio by: Erik Skytte


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henrik Dam (21 Feb 1896–17 Apr 1976), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11076567, citing Bispebjerg Cemetery, Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .