Physiology or medicine was the third prize area Alfred Nobel mentioned in his will. Below, articles on the subject are presented.
History of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1901-2000
BY JAN LINDSTEN AND NILS RINGERTZ
The Nobel Prizes awarded for Physiology or Medicine during the past century undoubtedly highlight a number of important discoveries.
August Krogh and the Nobel Prize to Banting and Macleod
BY JAN LINDSTEN
It is unusual for someone to receive a Nobel Prize during the same year of he or she was nominated, but that was what happened to Banting and Macleod.
The Nobel Prize and the discovery of vitamins
BY KENNETH J. CARPENTER
The importance of the work involving vitamins was acknowledged in several Nobel Prize Awards.
Nobel Prize laureates’ workplace
A history of Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research: 1929-1939
BY DAVID STATES
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research was one of the most dynamic scientific research laboratories in Germany during the 1930s.
The Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology
BY MAX F. PERUTZ
In May 1962, Queen Elizabeth II ceremoniously opened the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology. James Watson came all the way from Harvard to be presented to Her Majesty.
The Pasteur Institute
BY FRANÇOIS JACOB
A postman and a czar, a policeman and an emperor – all helped to build an institute that has helped free the world of canine rabies.
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
BY FRANK FENNER AND SUZANNE CORY
In January 1928, disaster broke out in the county town of Bundanberg in Queensland, Australia.
UT Southwestern – Impact of Nobel Prizes
BY FREDERICK GRINNELL
Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein were awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shoring up the prestige of UT Southwestern.
BY LEWIS WOLPERT
How responsible are scientists for science and its applications?
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