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  
1914 Heubner Eijkman
Eijkman: The predecessor and founder of the work on vitamins continued by Funk and Suzuki. Funk: Work on vitamins. Suzuki: Work on essential substances in rice and their importance in beri-beri. Show »
1917 Keibel Brachet
Brachet: Work on polyspermal fertilization. Eijkman: Work on Beri-Beri. Harrison: Work on embryos and the growth of organs in vitro. Show »
1919 Abderhalden Hamburger
Hamburger: The introduction of physical-chemical problems to physiology, and work on phagocytosis and the permeability of the kidneys. Sörensen: Important studies on proteins. Zwaardemaker: Work on the role of potassium in the organism. Show »
1919 von Liebermann Eijkman Work on experimental polyneuritis and beri-beri. Show »
1920 Holmgren Eijkman
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 »
1921 Heubner Eijkman Eijkman: The foundation of the knowledge of the accessory nutrients. Show »
1921 Morgenroth Eijkman
Eijkman: The foundation of the knowledge of the accessory nutrients. Rubner: The discovery of the isodynamics of nutrients. Show »
1922 Laqueur Magnus Work on the nervous system and in the area of the mechanics of the intestines. Show »
1923 Bethe Loeb
Loeb: Work on the general energetics of life phenomena. Magnus: Work on the central nervous system, especially concerning reflexes. Meyer: Research on narcosis. Show »
1923 Eijkman Zwaardemaker Work in the area of radio-physiology. Show »
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