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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1904 Rotch Ehrlich No motivation given. Show »
1904 Smith Ehrlich Recent work on the phenomena antitoxic and haemolytic action of the blood. Show »
1904 Solis-Cohen Koller "his discovery of the local anesthetic power of cocaine, and his generous presentation of it to the profession without pecuniary return". Show »
1904 Wright Ehrlich Work on the nature of immunity to infectious disease and related subjects. Regarded as "unquestionably the greatest contribution to medicine since the discovery of the tubercle bacillus". Show »
1905 Howell Ehrlich Ehrlich: "The one whose work suggests itself as the most worthy of receiving this honor." At the same time Howell named the late dr Walter Reed, or his widow, as his representative, as worthy of the honor of a Nobel Prize for the studies on the the causation of yellow fever. Show »
1905 Mall Koch
Ramon y Cajàl
Loeb
Koch: For his well-known work in bacteriology. Ramon y Cajàl: For his work on the histology of the nervous system. Loeb: For his work upon experimental morphology and comparative physiology. Show »
1906 Nichols Atwater Investigations on dietics and metabolism. Show »
1906 Nichols Carrol
Reed
Lazear
Work on yellow fever (see comment). Show »
1906 Ross Finlay The discovery of the mode of propagation of yellow fever, as well as the means of eradicating and preventing epidemics of the disease. Show »
1906 Ross Finlay
Carter
Finlay: The discovery of the mode of propagation of yellow fever, as well as the means of eradicating and preventing epidemics of the disease. Carter: Further work on yellow fever, especially the discovery that a considerable interval must elapse between the first case of yellow fever and the subsequent outbreak or epidemic of the disease. Show »
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