Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950
Edward C. Kendall, Tadeus Reichstein, Philip S. Hench

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Philip S. Hench - Facts

Philip Showalter Hench

Philip Showalter Hench

Born: 28 February 1896, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Died: 30 March 1965, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Affiliation at the time of the award: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries relating to the hormones of the adrenal cortex, their structure and biological effects"

Field: biochemistry, endocrinology

Prize share: 1/3

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