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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  
1910 MacCallum Flexner Work on the etiology and therapy of epidemic cerbrospinal meningitis. Show »
1920 Kaufmann Loeb Work on parthenogenesis. Show »
1920 Peterson Flexner Work on the pathology of toxalbumins, on bacillary dysentery, the constitution of snake venoms, epidemic meningitis and its serum treatment, poliomyelitis and on experimental pancreatitis. Show »
1936 Denig Wood Work in cancer research. Show »
1936 Ratner Hecht
Rivers
Hecht: The discovery of the photochemical and chemical basis of the visual processes. Rivers: His influence in directing the trend of research in the field of viruses and his introduction of the use of live media for the study of viruses. Show »
1936 Riley Dandy Work on encephalography and ventriculography. Show »
1936 Tilney Elsberg Work on the sense of smell, particularly in its relation to the diagnosis of brain tumors and other lesions of the brain. Show »
1936 Wechsler Cushing Work on the pathology and surgery of brain tumours, the circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid, and the effect of the posterior pituitary. Show »
1948 Loeb Heidelberger Methods for measuring antigens, antibody and complement. Specifically, studies on the purification of Pneumococcus polysaccharides, leading to routines for immunization against pneumococcal pneumonia. Show »
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