Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1950
Number:106 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
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
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Edward C Kendall
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1886
Year, Death:1972
Profession:prof physiological chemistry
University:Mayo Foundation
City:Rochester
State:MN
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Hans Selye
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1907
Year, Death:1982
Profession:prof experimental medicine and surgery
City:Toronto
Country:CANADA (CA)
 
Motivation:S A Waksman: Work concerning streptomycin and neomycin. E Kendall: Discovery of thyroxine. H Selye: Isolation of steroid hormones.
 
Nominator:
Name:R Schoen
Profession:prof medicine
City:Göttingen
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Also nominated by R Schoen were H Taussig, J Blalock and P Hench (see entry no 106-1) Full evaluations of nominee 2 were also made by Svartz, Nanna + Hammarsten, Einar
 

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