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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  
1911 Murray Sherrington Work on the physiology of the nervous system. Show »
1916 Murray Sherrington Work on the physiology of the nervous system. Show »
1919 Délépine Roux Work (with Pasteur) on poultry cholera, anthrax, and work (with Yersin) on diphtheria toxin. Show »
1919 Elliot Smith Head Researches on the sensory functions of the nervous system, particularly those of the cerebral cortex. Show »
1919 Murray Wright Investigations on typhoid fever pneumonia and the infections of wounds, the introduction and perfection of the preventative inoculation against typhoid fever. Show »
1919 Stirling Sherrington Classic research on the central nervous system. Show »
1923 Murray Sherrington Work on the spinal nerve roots, spinal reflex action, tonic and phasic systems of innervation, the integrative action of the nervous system, the functions of the cerebral cortex and cerebral localization. Show »
1937 Raper Cook
Hieger
Kennaway
Work on the isolation of chemical carcinogenic agents from tar and studies on the ralation between chemical constitution and carcinogenic activity. Show »
1937 Raper Mayneord Work on the isolation of chemical carcinogenic agents from tar and studies on the relation between chemical constitution and carcinogenic activity. Show »
1950 Platt Kendall
Hench
Selye
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 his studies of the rheumatic disorders. H Selye: Work on the general adaptation syndrome. Show »
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