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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Edward C. Kendall - Facts

Edward Calvin Kendall

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

Prize share: 1/3

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