Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1901
Number:31 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Robert Koch
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1910
Profession:prof
University:Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases
City:Berlin
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1905
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Emil A von Behring
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1917
Profession:prof hygiene
University:University of Marburg
City:Marburg
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1901
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Paul Ehrlich
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1915
Profession:prof
University:Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für experimentelle Therapie (now Max Planck Institute)
City:Frankfurt am Main
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908
 
Motivation:R. Koch: His entire career in bacteriology. P. Ehrlich: Work on immunity, especially his work on the toxins ricin and abrin; work on diphtheria; studies of blood cells. E. von Behring: Discovery of serum therapy against diphtheria.
 
Nominator:
Name:Th. Langhans
Gender:M
Profession:prof pathological anatomy
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: A supplement to the evaluation was made by Carl Sundberg. Evaluation included E. Roux. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für experimentelle Therapie (now Max Planck Institute): Alternative name possibly Königliches Institut für experimentelle Therapie (Institute for experimental therapy). University: Originally the "Königlich Preußisches Institut für Infektionskrankheiten" or "Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten", the name was in 1912 changed to "Das Robert Koch-Institut".
 

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