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

Year: 1901
Number: 31-0
   
Nominee 1:  
Robert Koch
M
1843
1910
prof
Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten (Robert Koch Inst. for Infectious Diseases)
Berlin
DE (GERMANY)
med 1905 »
   
Nominee 2:  
Emil A von Behring
M
1854
1917
prof hygiene
Marburg
Marburg
DE (GERMANY)
med 1901 »
   
Nominee 3:  
Paul Ehrlich
M
1854
1915
prof
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für experimentelle Therapie (now Max Planck Institute)
Frankfurt am Main
DE (GERMANY)
med 1908 »
   
Motivation: R. Koch: His entire career in bacteriology.
P. Ehrlich: Work on immunity, especially his work on the toxins ricin and abrin; work on diphtheria; studies of blood cells.
E. von Behring: Discovery of serum therapy against diphtheria.
   
Nominator:
 
Th. Langhans
M
prof pathological anatomy
Bern
CH (SWITZERLAND)
   
Evaluation: Yes
   
Evaluator 1:  
Ernst Almquist
M
Nominee 2: Full
   
Comment: A supplement to the evaluation was made by Carl Sundberg. Evaluation included E. Roux.

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für experimentelle Therapie (now Max Planck Institute): Alternative name possibly Königliches Institut für experimentelle Therapie (Institute for experimental therapy).

University: Originally the "Königlich Preußisches Institut für Infektionskrankheiten" or "Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten",
the name was in 1912 changed to "Das Robert Koch-Institut".
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