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  
1937 McClendon Burr
Work on vegetable fats in nutrition (linolic and linoleic acids) and Vitmaine E. Show »
1937 Wangensteen Cushing
Cushing: Work on the pituitary gland and pituitary cachexia. Evans: Work on the hypophysis and its relationship to other endocrine glands. Houssay: Work on the functions of the hypophysis, its role in metabolism and in diabetes. Show »
1947 Keys Waksman Work on antibiotics (streptomycin). Show »
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