Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1966
Peyton Rous, Charles B. Huggins

Share this:

Peyton Rous - Facts

Peyton Rous

Peyton Rous

Born: 5 October 1879, Baltimore, MD, USA

Died: 16 February 1972, New York, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of tumour-inducing viruses"

Field: medical oncology, virology

Prize share: 1/2

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Peyton Rous - Facts". Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 26 Dec 2014. <>


Try to save some patients and learn about human blood types!


All you want to know about the Medicine Prize!


Read more about the Medicine Prize during the past century