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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1909 Park Lister
Warren
Lord Lister: "Has rendered more signal service to humanity than any other living man." Warren: "Has done more for the advancement of surgery and medical teaching than any man in America." Show »
1919 Zuntz Barcroft
Benedict
Krogh
Barcroft: Work on the oxygen affinity of hemoglobin and on the role played by different organs in metabolism. Benedict: Work on metabolism. Krogh: Work on respiratory methods, gas exchange in the lungs, minute volume of the heart, micro gas analysis and the effect of abnormal nutritional conditions on metabolism. Show »
1940 Pemberton Smith
Smith
Investigation of a possible hormonal cause of toxemia of pregnancy. Show »
1942 Benedek Gibbs
Lennox
Work on electroencephalography. Show »
1948 Ågren Lipmann Studies on the energetic importance of phosphoric acid in the functioning of muscle. Show »
1949 Bauer Lipmann Discovery of the importance of phosphate bond energy as a general source of energy for synthetic mechanisms in the living organism. Discovery of the function of pantothenic acid, and isolation of Coenzyme A. Show »
1950 Briquet Cohn Fractionation of plasma proteins, and their therapeutic use. Show »
1950 Deuticke Beadle
Cohn
Waksman
G W Beadle: Work on the correlation between simple genes and individual metabolic reactions. E J Cohn: Fractionation of plasma proteins, and their therapeutic use. S A Waksman: Streptomycin. Show »
1950 Felix Beadle
Hartmann
Cohn
G W Beadle: Work on the correlation between simple genes and individual metabolic reactions. M Hartmann: Work on compounds (gamones) promoting fertilization in vertebrates and invertebrates. E J Cohn: Work on fractionation and therapeutic applications of plasma proteins. Show »
1950 Felix Edsall Work on fractionation and therapeutic applications of plasma proteins. Show »
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