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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1913 Nussbaum Harrison Work on a method to cultivate tissues in vitro. Show »
1914 Mall Harrison Work on time culture by which the venom doctrine was definitely established. Show »
1917 Keibel Brachet
Eijkman
Harrison
Brachet: Work on polyspermal fertilization. Eijkman: Work on Beri-Beri. Harrison: Work on embryos and the growth of organs in vitro. Show »
1919 Westermark Harrison The discovery of the development of nerves. Show »
1920 Holmgren Eijkman
Harrison
Head
Eijkman: Work on experimental polyneurite and beri-beri. Harrison: Work on the growth of tissues in vitro. Head: Investigations of the sensory functions of the nervous system. Show »
1928 Wieland Brown
Luckhardt
Henderson
A. Brown and A. Luckhardt: Use of ethylene as an anesthetic. Y. Henderson: Studies of the symptoms and mechanism of acapnia; use of carbon dioxide to irritate the breathing centra. Show »
1929 Acton d´Hérelle Discovery of, and work on, the bacteriophage. Show »
1929 Barger Hopkins
Eijkman
Mendel
F. Hopkins: Discovery that certain accessory factors of the diet are necessary for growth. This laid the groundwork for the later discovery of vitamins. C. Eijkman: Interpreted the discovery of the dietetic origin of beri beri as due to a toxic substance. L. Mendel: Work on vitamins; experiments with rats. Show »
1929 Barger Osborne Work on vitamins. Show »
1929 Carrel d´Hérelle
Twort
The discovery of bacteriophages. Show »
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