|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|
|Number:||86 - 4|
|Name:||Sir Charles S Sherrington|
|University:||University of Oxford|
|Country:||UNITED KINGDOM (GB)|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1932|
|Motivation:||Work on reflexes, investigation on decerebration and decapitation, especially the reciprocal innervation.|
|Profession:||Prof pathology and forensic medicine|
|Comments:||Nomination was made jointly in the same letter by the following professors: E. Overton, prof pharmacology, L. Broman, prof anatomy, K. Petrén, prof medicine, E. Sjövall, prof pathology and forensic medicine, T. Thunberg, prof physiology, in Lund, SE; G. Bergmark, prof pediatrics and practical medicine, G. Göthlin, prof physiology, R. Bárány, NP med 1914, in Uppsala, SE; A. Wimmer, prof psychiatry, J.C. Bock, prof pharmacology, V. Henriques, prof physiology, A. Krogh, NP med 1920, T. Madsen, head Danish State Serum Institute, L.S. Fredricia, prof hygiene, in Copenhagen, DK.|
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