Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1949
Number:66 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:René J Dubos
Gender:M
Profession:Dr
University:Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University)
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Selman A Waksman
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1973
Profession:prof microbiology
University:Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
City:New Brunswick
State:NJ
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1952
 
Motivation:R. Dubos: Isolated antibacterial agents from soil bacteria. Demonstrated that it was practicable to utilize substances of microbial origin for the treatment of infection. S. Waksman: Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis.
 
Nominator:
Name:Paul Reznikoff
Gender:M
Profession:prof medicine
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: Also nominated by P. Reznikoff were E. Cohn and O. Avery (see entry nr 66-0).
 

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