Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1944
Number:16 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Ernst B Chain
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1906
Year, Death:1979
Profession:demonstrator chemical pathology
University:University of Oxford
City:Oxford
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Alexander Fleming
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1881
Year, Death:1955
Profession:prof bacteriology
University:University of London
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Howard W Florey
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1898
Year, Death:1968
Profession:prof pathology
University:University of Oxford
City:Oxford
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945
 
Motivation:Discovery of penicillin (Fleming) and its curative effect in various infectious diseases (Chain and Florey).
 
Nominator:
Name:E W Whitehead
Profession:prof physiology and pharmacology
City:Denver
State:CO
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
 

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