Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1927
Number:47 - 0
 
Nominee:
Name:Sir Charles S Sherrington
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1857
Year, Death:1952
Profession:prof physiology
University:University of Oxford
City:Oxford
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1932
 
Motivation:Work on the physiology of the nervous system: reciprocal antagonist innervation, "rebound" stimulation, plastic tonus, decerebrate rigidity, role of reflexes in movement and posture, importance of proprioceptors for the function of the rhythmic centra, "recruitment" and myotactic reflexes.
 
Nominator:
Name:Rudolf Magnus
Gender:M
Profession:prof pharmacology
University:Utrecht University
City:Utrecht
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Comments: H. Gertz evaluation included R. Magnus and A. de Kleijn.
 

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