The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950
Edward C. Kendall, Tadeus Reichstein, Philip S. Hench
Born: 20 July 1897, Wloclawek, Poland
Died: 1 August 1996, Basel, Switzerland
Affiliation at the time of the award: Basel University, Basel, Switzerland
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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