Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1937
Number:86 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Joseph Erlanger
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1874
Year, Death:1965
Profession:prof physiology
University:Washington
City:Saint Louis
State:MO
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Herbert S Gasser
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1963
Profession:head dept
University:Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University)
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1944
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Sigmund Freud
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1856
Year, Death:1939
Profession:prof emer, assoc prof nerve pathology
University:Vienna
City:Vienna
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
 
Motivation:Erlanger and Gasser: Work on the speed of nervous impulses in different nerves, and changes in the electric potential in these nerves. Freud: Work on the subconscious (dream interpretation, phobias, psychoanalysis).
 
Nominator:
Name:Hans Winterstein
Gender:M
Profession:prof physiology
University:Istanbul University
City:Istanbul
Country:TURKEY (TR)
 
 

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