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

Year: 1902
Number: 22-0
   
Nominee 1:  
Robert Koch
M
1843
1910
prof
Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten (Robert Koch Inst. for Infectious Diseases)
Berlin
DE (GERMANY)
med 1905 »
   
Nominee 2:  
R Virchow
prof pathological anatomy
Berlin
DE (GERMANY)
   
Nominee 3:  
Lord Joseph Lister
M
1827
1912
London
GB (UNITED KINGDOM)
   
Motivation: R. Virchow: His importance to modern medicine. Work on leukemia, and in pathology.
J. Lister: Antiseptic and aseptic wound treatment.
R. Koch: Discovery of the tubercle bacillus and of the spirillum of cholera.
   
Nominator:
 
R von Jaksch
M
prof medicine
k.k. deutschen Universität (German University)
Prague
CZ (CZECH REPUBLIC)
   
Evaluation: Yes
   
Evaluator 1:  
Carl Sundberg
M
Nominee 1: Full
   
Comment: Evaluation was made jointly by Carl Sundberg and Ernst Almquist, and included R. Ross and B. Grassi as well as R. Koch.

University: Originally the "Königlich Preußisches Institut für Infektionskrankheiten" or "Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten",
the name was in 1912 changed to "Das Robert Koch-Institut".


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