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The Nomination Database for the
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1901-1953

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1937 Rojas Houssay Work on the functions of the hypophysis, its role in metabolism and in diabetes. Show »
1937 Segura Houssay Work on the functions of the hypophysis, its role in metabolism and in diabetes. Show »
1937 Wangensteen Cushing
Evans
Houssay
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 »
1939 Berta Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1939 Gaminara Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1939 Heymans Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1939 Navarro Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1939 Peters Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1939 Vazquez-Barriere Houssay Discovery of the physiological role of the anterior hypophysis in carbohydrate metabolism; work on the relation of the kidney to hypertension. Show »
1940 Bello Houssay
Roffo
B. Houssay: Influence of glands of internal secretion on control of carbohydrate storage and utilization; especially the physiological importance of the pituitary gland for carbohydrate metabolism. A. Roffo: clinical and experimental studies on cancer. Show »
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