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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1948 Caronia Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1948 Cerletti Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1948 Chakar Blalock
Crafoord
Waksman
Blalock, Crafoord: Surgical treatment of congenital cardio-vascular abnormalities. Waksman: Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1948 Friedman Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1948 Hellner Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1948 Richards Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1948 Sarpyener Cohn
Waksman
E. Cohn: Separation and purification of serum fractions and their use. S. Waksman: Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1949 Amberson Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1949 Frontali Waksman Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. Show »
1949 Jorpes Folkers
Waksman
S. Waksman: Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. K. Folkers: Work on the chemistry of streptomycin. Show »
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