The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950
Edward C. Kendall, Tadeus Reichstein, Philip S. Hench
Edward Calvin Kendall
Born: 8 March 1886, South Norwalk, CT, USA
Died: 4 May 1972, Princeton, NJ, USA
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
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