Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1902
Number:32 - 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:Friedrich W Löffler
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1852
Year, Death:1915
Profession:prof hygiene
University:University of Greifswald
City:Greifswald
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Lord Joseph Lister
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1827
Year, Death:1912
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Motivation:First choice Koch, second choice Lister and Löffler. F. Löffler: Work on the etiology of diphtheria, streptococcus infections, hog cholera, red typhus and hoof and mouth disease. J. Lister: Antiseptic and aseptic wound treatment. R. Koch: Discovery of the tubercle bacillus and of the spirillum of cholera.
 
Nominator:
Name:Emil A von Behring
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1917
Profession:prof, Nobel Laureate med, 1901
University:University of Marburg
City:Marburg
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Evaluation was made jointly by Carl Sundberg and Ernst Almquist, and included R. Ross and B. Grassi as well as R. Koch. 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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