Awards & Winners

Edmond H. Fischer

Date of Birth 06-April-1920
Place of Birth Shanghai
Nationality United States of America, Switzerland
Also know as Edmond Fischer, Edmond Henri Fischer
Profession Chemist
Edmond Henri Fischer is a Swiss American biochemist. He and his collaborator Edwin G. Krebs were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992 for describing how reversible phosphorylation works as a switch to activate proteins and regulate various cellular processes. Since 2007, he has been the Honorary President of the World Cultural Council.

Awards by Edmond H. Fischer

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism)