Dale, Henry Hallet (1875–1968)
British physiologist who discovered acetylcholine
and described its properties together with those of histamine.
He shared the 1936 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Otto Loewi,
having identified the chemical that Loewi had found to be secreted by certain
nerve endings as acetylcholine and demonstrated its role in transmitting
nerve impulse. His writings include
Adventures in Physiology (1953) and An Autumn Gleaning