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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  
1927 Evans Dick "Discovery of the cause of scarlet fever - an hemolytic streptococcus - and of a specific antitoxin which provokes spectacular cures of this malady." Show »
1927 Legge Dick
Dick
Dochez
Discovery that streptococcus hemolyticus is the significant and specific organism of scarlet fever. Development of a skin test for determining the susceptibility of individuals to scarlet fever. Development of antitoxins for the prevention and cure of scarlet fever. Show »
1927 Lowie Abel Preparation of crystalline insulin. Show »
1939 Connor Evans Discovery of the oestrus cycle in the rat, the growth hormone of the anterior pituitary, and vitamins E and F. Show »
1939 Meyer Northrop The purification, crystallization and method of action of pepsin and trypsin; purification of their pro-enzymes. Show »
1946 Evans Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism and diabetes, work on heart sounds, and the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1946 Greenberg van Slyke
Smith
Work on the physiology of the kidneys. (van Slyke: urea clearance. Smith: inulin clearance.) Show »
1946 Krueger Dubos Isolation of tyrothricin. Show »
1946 Olmsted Richards
Smith
Work on the physiology of the kidneys. Smith: Especially for his work on insulin-clearance. Show »
1946 Sundstroem van Slyke
Smith
Work on the physiology of the kidneys. (van Slyke: urea clearance. Smith: inulin clearance.) Show »
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