Awards & Winners

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian

Date of Birth 30-November-1889
Place of Birth Hampstead
(London, England, United Kingdom)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Physicist, Physiologist
Edgar Douglas Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, OM PRS was an English electrophysiologist and recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Physiology, won jointly with Sir Charles Sherrington for work on the function of neurons. He provided experimental evidence for the all-or-none law of nerves.

Awards by Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian

Check all the awards nominated and won by Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian.


Copley Medal
(For his distinguished researches on the fundamental nature of nervous activity, and recently on the localization of certain nervous functions.)


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries regarding the functions of neurons.)