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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 »
1941 Parmenter Klendshoj
Witebsky
Work concerning blood typing, and additives to create a truly universal blood for transfusions. Show »
1950 Aaron Witebsky 1. Fundamental work on biological specificity such as organ specificity and cancer specificity. 2. Fundamental work on the immunology of the blood groups and the Rh factors and his discovery of the nature of the O and B substances. 3. Studies on the serodiagnosis of infectious diaseses especially syphilis, gonorrhoea, tuberculosis and trichinosis. Show »
1950 Bowen Witebsky 1. Fundamental work on biological specificity such as organ specificity and cancer specificity. 2. Fundamental work on the immunology of the blood groups and the Rh factors and his discovery of the nature of the O and B substances. 3. Studies on the serodiagnosis of infectious diaseses especially syphilis, gonorrhoea, tuberculosis and trichinosis. Show »
1950 Hoffman Levine Correlation between the Rh factor and erythroblastosis foetalis. Show »
1950 Hubbard Witebsky 1. Fundamental work on biological specificity such as organ specificity and cancer specificity. 2.Fundamental work on the immunology of the blood groups and the Rh factors and his discovery of the nature of the O and B substances. 3. Studies on the serodiagnosis of infectious diaseses especially syphilis, gonorrhoea, tuberculosis and trichinosis. Show »
1950 Jones Witebsky 1. Fundamental work on biological specificity such as organ specificity and cancer specificity. 2.Fundamental work on the immunology of the blood groups and the Rh factors and his discovery of the nature of the O and B substances. 3. Studies on the serodiagnosis of infectious diaseses especially syphilis, gonorrhoea, tuberculosis and trichinosis. Show »
1950 Langley Witebsky 1. Fundamental work on biological specificity such as organ specificity and cancer specificity. 2.Fundamental work on the immunology of the blood groups and the Rh factors and his discovery of the nature of the O and B substances. 3. Studies on the serodiagnosis of infectious diaseses especially syphilis, gonorrhoea, tuberculosis and trichinosis. Show »
1950 Lockie Hench
Kendall
E Kendall: For his notable contributions to biochemistry, culminating in the joint discovery (with PS Hench)of the value of cortisone in the treatment of rheumatism. P Hench: For is studies of the rheumatic disorders. Show »
1950 Machemer Witebsky 1. Fundamental work on biological specificity such as organ specificity and cancer specificity. 2.Fundamental work on the immunology of the blood groups and the Rh factors and his discovery of the nature of the O and B substances. 3. Studies on the serodiagnosis of infectious diaseses especially syphilis, gonorrhoea, tuberculosis and trichinosis. Show »
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