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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1902 Fraser Ross Refers to the motivation of W. Greenfield (entry 1902:58): His work in relation to the parasites of malaria, and the practical applications of these and other researches to the actual prevention of malarial fevers and of other diseaeses conveyed by mosquitos. Show »
1902 Greenfield Ross His work in relation to the parasites of malaria, and the practical applications of these and other researches to the actual prevention of malarial fevers and of other diseaeses conveyed by mosquitos. Show »
1902 Schäfer Sherrington Work on the central nervous system, including peripheral distribution of the fibers of nerve roots, termination of sensory fibers in muscle, conditions of muscle tonus, distribution of nerve cells in the spinal cord and the course and origin of nerve tracts in the spinal cord and medulla oblongata. Show »
1914 Schäfer Sherrington Works in the physiology of the nervous system. Show »
1923 Barger Hopkins Work on the nutritional importance of certain amino acids and accessory food substances (vitamins) and on the respiratory processes in muscle. Show »
1923 Cushny Sherrington Work on the spinal nerve roots, spinal reflex action, tonic and phasic systems of innervation, the integrative action of the nervous system, the functions of the cerebral cortex and cerebral localization. Show »
1923 Stiles Cushing Work on cerebral surgery, especially the pituitary gland. Show »
1929 Barger Hopkins
Eijkman
Mendel
F. Hopkins: Discovery that certain accessory factors of the diet are necessary for growth. This laid the groundwork for the later discovery of vitamins. C. Eijkman: Interpreted the discovery of the dietetic origin of beri beri as due to a toxic substance. L. Mendel: Work on vitamins; experiments with rats. Show »
1929 Barger Osborne Work on vitamins. Show »
1929 Philip Sharpey Schafer Generally advancing the field of physiology, but especially for his work on internal secretion. Show »
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