Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1950
Number:108 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Tadeus Reichstein
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1897
Year, Death:1996
Profession:prof pharmaceutical chemistry
University:University of Basel
City:Basel
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950
 
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:Oskar Wintersteiner
Gender:M
Profession:prof
University:Squibb Research Laboratories
City:New Brunswick
State:NJ
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:E Kendall: For his notable contributions to biochemistry, culminating in the joint discovery (with PS Hench)of the value of cortisone in the treatment of rheumatism. T Reichstein: Work on sterins. O Wintersteiner: Work on the nature of adrenocortical hormones.
 
Nominator:
Name:Erik J Jorpes
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1894
Profession:prof medical chemistry
University:Karolinska Institutet
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Comments: Sune Bergström also made a full evaluation of nominee 3
 

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