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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1923 Gunn Sherrington Work on reflexes. Show »
1926 Gunn Sherrington
Magnus
C. Sherrington: Work on segmental innervation, the physiology of reflex action, "decerebrate rigidity" and tonus, and on the function of the cerebral cortex. R. Magnus: Studies of posture and its dependence on the labyrinths and proprioceptive pathways from muscles and joints. Show »
1930 Rolleston Sherrington Work on reflexes. Show »
1932 Sherrington Adrian Work on functional neurology. Show »
1936 Sherrington Dale Work on the pharmacology of the active constituents of ergot, especially its alkaloids, ergotoxin and ergometrine. Show »
1939 Burn Mellanby
Mellanby
Work on the relation of dietary deficiencies to human diseases. (Sir E. Mellanby: Rickets and the nervous conditions produced by lack of vitamin A. Lady M. Mellanby: Dental structure and dental disease.) Show »
1939 Florey Rous Work on the filterability of the existing agent of certain fowl tumours and the carcinogenic effect of papilloma virus injected in rabbits. Show »
1939 Gardner Domagk Discovery of the antibacterial effects of Prontosil. Show »
1939 Peters Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1939 Sherrington Mellanby
Mellanby
Work on the relation of dietary deficiencies to human diseases. (Sir E. Mellanby: Rickets and the nervous conditions produced by lack of vitamin A. Lady M. Mellanby: Dental structure and dental disease.) Show »
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