Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1948
Paul Müller

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Paul Müller - Facts

Paul Hermann Müller

Paul Hermann Müller

Born: 12 January 1899, Olten, Switzerland

Died: 12 October 1965, Basel, Switzerland

Affiliation at the time of the award: Laboratorium der Farben-Fabriken J.R. Geigy A.G. (Laboratory of the J.R. Geigy Dye-Factory Co.), Basel, Switzerland

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the high efficiency of DDT as a contact poison against several arthropods"

Field: chemistry, disease transmission, toxicology

Prize share: 1/1

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