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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nomination Database for the
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1901-1953

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1929 von Mettenheim Hess
Huldschinsky
Steenbock
Work on the chemical nature of the antirachitic vitamin; the discovery that food irradiated with ultraviolet rays produced this vitamin. Show »
1939 Polimanti Elvehjem
Madden
Strong
Work on the use of nicotinic acid on "blacktongue". Show »
1939 Polimanti Spies
Strong
Sydenstricker
Work on the use of nicotinic acid in the pellagra therapy. Show »
1939 Polimanti Wooley
Calabro
Wooley: Work on the use of nicotinic acid on "blacktongue". Calabro: Work on the humoral transmission of nervous impulses. Show »
1940 Frontali Elvehjem Importance of nicotinic acid in treatment of "black tongue" in dogs and in pellegra in man. Show »
1942 Meek Elvehjem
Goldblatt
Page
C. Elvehjem: Importance of nicotinic acid in treatment of "black tongue" in dogs and in pellegra in man. H.Goldblatt: Experimental method of producing hypertension. I.Page: Isolation of renin and angiotonin. Show »
1942 Meek Erlanger
Gasser
Eyster
Erlanger/Gasser: Work on the electrophysiology of nerve. J.Eyster: Study of electrical potentials in cardiac muscle. Show »
1942 Tatum Elvehjem
Goldblatt
Page
C. Elvehjem: Importance of nicotinic acid in treatment of "black tongue" in dogs and in pellegra in man. H.Goldblatt: Experimental method of producing hypertension. I.Page: Isolation of renin and angiotonin. Show »
1942 Tatum Erlanger
Gasser
Eyster
Erlanger/Gasser: Work on the electrophysiology of nerve. J.Eyster: Study of electrical potentials in cardiac muscle. Show »
1943 Snyder Elvehjem
du Vigneaud
C. Elvehjem: Importance of nicotinic acid in treatment of "black tongue" in dogs and in pellegra in man. V. du Vigneaud: Demonstrated the process of transmethylation as carried out in the animal body. Studies of the structure of the biotin molecule. Show »
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