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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1914 Bouin Bayliss
Starling
Work on hormones, especially secretin. Show »
1920 Holmgren Eijkman
Harrison
Head
Eijkman: Work on experimental polyneurite and beri-beri. Harrison: Work on the growth of tissues in vitro. Head: Investigations of the sensory functions of the nervous system. Show »
1921 de Magalhaes Manson Work in the field of tropical medicine. Show »
1921 Elliot Smith Head Work on the relationship between the cerebro-spinal and sympathetic systems. Show »
1921 Newham Manson The discovery of the role played by the mosquito in the transmission of filariasis. Show »
1931 Gask Lewis
Moynihan
Lewis: Work with the electrocsrdiograph, which has been instrumental in making clear many of the problems concerning diseases of the heart. Moynihan: Work on the technique and the practice of the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers, of operations for gall stones, and for diseases of the pancreas. Show »
1931 Hirschfelder Harington
Heiser
Rogers
Harington: The synthesis of thyroxin and proof of its chemical structure. Heiser and Rogers: The treatment and cure of leprosy by means of derivatives of chaulmoogra oil. Show »
1932 Oliver Smith Work on hygiene. The founder of The Royal Institute of Public Health. Show »
1934 Addis Lewis Application of physiological methods and modes of thinking to the clinical problems of diseases of the heart in man. Show »
1934 Hoet Evans
Harrington
Smith
Evans: Work on experimental giantism. Harrington: The synthesis of thyroxine. Smith: Work on hypophysectomy. Show »
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