Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1950
Number:78 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Oswald Theodore Avery
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1877
Year, Death:1955
Profession:former dept head
University:Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University)
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Michael J Heidelberger
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1991
Profession:prof biochemistry
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:Importance of capsular polysaccharides of the pneumococcus, isolation of the specific nucleo-protein of the pneumococcus.
 
Nominator:
Name:Otto Loewi
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1873
Year, Death:1961
Profession:Nobel Laureate med 1936
 
 

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