Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1929
Number:81 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Sir Frederick G Hopkins
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1861
Year, Death:1947
Profession:prof biochemistry
University:University of Cambridge
City:Cambridge
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Christiaan E Eijkman
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1930
Profession:prof hygiene
University:Utrecht University
City:Utrecht
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Lafayette B Mendel
Gender:M
Profession:prof physiological chemistry
City:New Haven
State:CT
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:F. Hopkins: Discovery that certain accessory factors of the diet are necessary for growth. This laid the groundwork for the later discovery of vitamins. C. Eijkman: Interpreted the discovery of the dietetic origin of beri beri as due to a toxic substance. L. Mendel: Work on vitamins; experiments with rats.
 
Nominator:
Name:George Barger
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1878
Year, Death:1939
Profession:prof medical chemistry
City:Edinburgh
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
 

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