Physiology or Medicine was the third prize area Alfred Nobel mentioned in his will. Below, articles on the subject are presented.
BY JAN LINDSTEN AND NILS RINGERTZThe Nobel Prizes awarded for Physiology or Medicine during the past century undoubtedly highlight a number of important discoveries.
BY JAN LINDSTENIt is unusual for someone to receive a Nobel Prize during the same year of he or she was nominated, but that was what happened to Banting and Macleod.
BY KENNETH J. CARPENTERThe importance of the work involving vitamins was acknowledged in several Nobel Prize awards.
BY DAVID STATESKaiser Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research was one of the most dynamic scientific research laboratories in Germany during the 1930s.
BY MAX F. PERUTZIn May 1962, Queen Elizabeth II ceremoniously opened the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology. James Watson came all the way from Harvard to be presented to Her Majesty.
BY FRANÇOIS JACOBA postman and a czar, a policeman and an emperor – all helped to build an institute that has helped free the world of canine rabies.
BY FRANK FENNER AND SUZANNE CORYIn January 1928, disaster broke out in the county town of Bundanberg in Queensland, Australia.
BY FREDERICK GRINNELLMichael Brown and Joseph Goldstein were awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shoring up the prestige of UT Southwestern.
BY LEWIS WOLPERTHow responsible are scientists for science and its applications?