Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1908
Number:32 - 0
 
Nominee:
Name:Élie Metchnikoff
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1845
Year, Death:1916
Profession:director
University:Pasteur Institute (Institut Pasteur)
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908
 
Motivation:Numerous discoveries, as exemplified in the following works: "Leçons sur la pathologie comparée de l´inflammation", Paris 1892 (theory of phagocytosis); "l´Immunité dans les maladies infectueuses", Paris 1902 (work on syphilis); "études sur la natur humaine", Pris 1903 ("studies of human nature").
 
Nominator:
Name:N J Tchistovitch
Profession:prof infectious disease and bacteriology
City:St Petersburg
Country:U.S.S.R. (SU) now RUSSIAN FEDERATION (RU)
 
 

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