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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  
1918 Bayliss Sherrington Extensive research on the central nervous system and especially the fundamental work on the various factors concerned in reflex action. Show »
1918 Cushny Sherrington Work on the central nervous system. Show »
1918 Starling Sherrington Work on the central nervous system. Show »
1921 Dendy Morgan Work on heredity and especially the role played by the chromosomes. Show »
1921 Donnan Sherrington The fundamental work on the correlation and coordination of the complex system of nerve-muscle reactions. Show »
1921 Elliot Smith Head Work on the relationship between the cerebro-spinal and sympathetic systems. Show »
1921 Newham Manson The discovery of the role played by the mosquito in the transmission of filariasis. Show »
1924 Hill Einthoven
Lewis
Einthoven: The invention and design of the string galvanometer, its application to the exact analysis of the heart-beat. Lewis: Work on fibrillation and flutter of the auricles. Show »
1926 Hill Sherrington
Magnus
C. Sherrington: Work on segmental innervation, the physiology of reflex action, "decerebrate rigidity" and tonus, and on the function of the cerebral cortex. R. Magnus: Studies of posture and its dependence on the labyrinths and proprioceptive pathways from muscles and joints. Show »
1927 Hill Sherrington
Magnus
C. Sherrington: Work on segmental innervation, the physiology of reflex action, "decerebrate rigidity" and tonus, and on the function of the cerebral cortex. R. Magnus: Studies of posture and its dependence on the labyrinths and proprioceptive pathways from muscles and joints. Show »
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