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Inge Gudmar Edler (17 March 1911 – 6 March 2001) was a Swedish cardiologist, who in collaboration with Carl Hellmuth Hertz developed medical ultrasonography and echocardiography. Edler and Hertz shared the 1977 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for this achievement.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Ultrasound technology for medical diagnosis". Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ Batohi, Bhavna; Sidhu, Paul S. (2014). "The Development of Ultrasound for Clinical Use". In Thompson, Gilbert (ed.). Pioneers of Medicine Without a Nobel Prize. World Scientific. pp. 141–159. ISBN 978-1-78326-386-8. Retrieved 23 September 2016.