The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1952
Selman Abraham Waksman
Prize share: 1/1
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1952 was awarded to Selman A. Waksman "for his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis".
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Sir Alexander Fleming
"for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"
"for his investigations and discoveries in relation to tuberculosis"
"for the discovery of the antibacterial effects of prontosil"