Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1903
Number:44 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Santiago Ramon y Cajàl
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1852
Year, Death:1934
Profession:prof
University:Madrid
City:Madrid
Country:SPAIN (ES)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1906
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Élie Metchnikoff
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1845
Year, Death:1916
Profession:(vice) director
University:Pasteur Institute (Institut Pasteur)
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Robert Koch
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1910
Profession:prof
University:Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases
City:Berlin
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1905
 
Motivation:S. Ramon y Cajal: Second choice, together with I. Mechnikov, after R. Koch. No specific motivation given. I. Mechnikov: Second choice after R. Koch. No specific motivation given. R. Koch: Extensive work on tuberculosis and malaria; discovery of the cholera vibrio.
 
Nominator:
Name:M Ide
Profession:prof pharmacology
University:Louvain
City:Leuven (Louvain Löwen)
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: 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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