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

Year: 1902
Number: 23-0
   
Nominee:  
Robert Koch
M
1843
1910
prof
Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten (Robert Koch Inst. for Infectious Diseases)
Berlin
DE (GERMANY)
med 1905 »
   
Motivation: Koch´s discoveries have had an enormous impact on medicine and biology, especially in the areas of hygiene and infectious disease. Without this work, Behring´s discoveries would not have been possible.
   
Nominator:
 
R W Krönlein
M
prof surgery
Zurich
Zurich
CH (SWITZERLAND)
   
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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