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Egas Moniz
António Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz, known as Egas Moniz, is a Portuguese neurologist and developer of the angiography technique. He is considered one of the founders of modern psychosurgery, having developed the method of skin removal surgery - better known today as mastectomy - that he has become. The first Portuguese citizen was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1949. He held academic posts, wrote numerous medical articles and also held several legislative and diplomatic posts in the Portuguese government. In 1911 he became professor of neurology in Lisbon until retiring in 1944 .
BornAntónio Caetano de Abreu Freire de Resende, November 29, 1874, Avanca, Estarreja, Portugal
DiedDecember 13, 1955, Lisbon, Portugal
InstitutionsUniversity of Coimbra (1902), University of Lisbon (1921–1944)
Alma materUniversity of Coimbra
Known forPrefrontal leucotomy, cerebral angiography
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1949

About Egas Moniz

Neurologist Egas Moniz was born in Portugal on November 29, 1874. He dies at the age of 81, on December 13, 1955.

In 1927, he invented cerebral angiography, which allows doctors to see images of blood arteries in and around the brain. He was the first Portuguese national to win the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, which he received in 1949.

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Egas Moniz before becoming famous

Egas Moniz was born in the Zodiac sign Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer), and 1874 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dog (狗).

Before becoming a professor in 1902, he studied medicine at the University of Coimbra.

Achievement of Egas Moniz

He invented the lobotomy operation, in which a surgeon scrapes away most of a patient's prefrontal brain connections.

Egas Moniz's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He grew up in the Estarreja town of Avanca.

Egas Moniz Collabed with

In the same year that Novelist William Faulkner won the Nobel Prize for Literature, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Science.

Egas Moniz Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Egas Moniz updated on March 16 2023.