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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 Coler Finsen
Koch
N. Finsen: Therapeutic use of concentrated light (phototherapy). R. Koch: Work on malaria. Koch┤s work will allow for the development of tropical regions. Show »
1901 Gerhardt Engelmann Physiology of the nervous system in relation to the function of the heart. Show »
1901 Jimenes Garcia Ramon y CajÓl
Virchow
Lister
No motivation given. Show »
1901 Kraepelin Koch Work on malaria, and the practical impact of this work on medicine. Show »
1901 Langhans Koch
von Behring
Ehrlich
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. Show »
1901 Mechnikov Koch Work on malaria, and older work on anthrax, cholera and tuberculosis. Show »
1901 Ribera y San Ramon y CajÓl
Virchow
Lister
No motivation given. Show »
1902 Buchner Buchner Discovery of Zymase (fermentation can be induced by an enzyme, even in yeast cells which have been destroyed). Show »
1902 de Giaxa Koch Discoveries of great importance to medicine and to mankind. Show »
1902 Gilkinet Hertwig Refers to motivation by C. Julin (see entry 1902:52). Embryological studies as a means of following human and vertebrate development. Theories on cellular polarity, gastrulation, germination, biogenesis and "mechanics of development", and work on heredity. Show »
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