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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1906 Paterson Beard The discovery of the existence in lower vertebrates of an independent nervous system which arises and is functional during earlier embryonic stages, the discovery of the true nature of the thymus gland, demonstration of the direct morphological continuity of the germ cells of vertebrate animals. Show »
1912 Mathews Schäfer Work on the physiology of the organs of endocrine secretion, and in particular the supra-renal capsules and the pituitary gland. Show »
1913 Herring Schäfer Work on the action of ductless glands, introduction of artificial respiration for the restoral of the apparently drowned, research on the structure and physiology of muscular contraction, investigations on the central nervous system, work on general histology and the address upon "The Origin of Life". Show »
1928 Collip Barger
Harington
The synthesis of thyroxine. Show »
1928 Sjöqvist Barger
Harington
Kendall
E. Kendall: The isolation and chemical identification of thyroxin, the essential constituent of the thyroid gland. G. Barger and C. Harington: large-scale synthetic production of thyroxine; also modified Kendall´s original chemical description of thyroxine. Show »
1929 Jolly Sharpey Schafer Generally advancing the field of physiology, but especially for his work on internal secretion. Show »
1929 Philip Sharpey Schafer Generally advancing the field of physiology, but especially for his work on internal secretion. Show »
1934 Robertson Philip "Promotion of a schema for the prevention of tuberculosis". Show »
1940 Hogben Muller Artificial production of mutations by means of X-ray radiation. Show »
1940 Landsteiner Muller Artificial production of mutations by means of X-ray radiation. Show »
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