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Award ceremony speech

Presentation Speech by Professor Rolf Luft of the Translation from the Swedish text Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen, The word “hormones” and associated terms have always stimulated our fantasy. The mystery in connection with hormones has been, from the beginning, equally overwhelming to the researcher and the layman. It is easy to…

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Nobel Lecture

Nobel Lecture, September 15, 1925 Diabetes and Insulin Gentlemen. I very deeply appreciate the honour which you have conferred upon me in awarding the Nobel Prize for 1923 to me and Professor J.J.R. Macleod. I am fully aware of the responsibility which rests upon me to deliver an address in which certain aspects of the…

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Biographical

Frederick Grant Banting was born on November 14, 1891, at Alliston, Ont., Canada. He was the youngest of five children of William Thompson Banting and Margaret Grant. Educated at the Public and High Schools at Alliston, he later went to the University of Toronto to study divinity, but soon transferred to the study of medicine.…

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Press release

KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET October 1977 has decided that the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1977 should be divided, one half being awarded jointly to Roger Guillemin and Andrew Schally for their discoveries concerning “the peptide hormone production of the brain” and the other half to Rosalyn Yalow for “the development of radioimmunoassays of peptid…

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Award ceremony speech

Presentation Speech by Professor J. Sj√∂quist, member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine of the , on December 10, 1923 Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen. The Professorial Staff of the Caroline Institute has resolved to award to Dr. Frederick Grant Banting and Professor John James Richard Macleod the Nobel Prize…

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Biographical

John James Rickard Macleod was born on September 6, 1876 at Cluny, near Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland. He was the son of the Rev. Robert Macleod. When later the family moved to Aberdeen, Macleod went to the Grammar School there and later entered the Marischal College of the University of Aberdeen to study medicine. In 1898…

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Biographical

I was born on July 19, 1921 in New York City and have always resided and worked there except for 3 1/2 years when I was a graduate student at the University of Illinois. Perhaps the earliest memories I have are of being a stubborn, determined child. Through the years my mother has told me…

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by Jan Lindsten Prologue became an internationally well known biomedical scientist during the first decade of the 20th century. A series of works published in 1910 (“the seven little devils”) attracted special attention because he could demonstrate that “the absorption of oxygen and elimination of carbon dioxide in the lungs take place by diffusion and…

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by Jan Lindsten Prologue became an internationally well known biomedical scientist during the first decade of the 20th century. A series of works published in 1910 (“the seven little devils”) attracted special attention because he could demonstrate that “the absorption of oxygen and elimination of carbon dioxide in the lungs take place by diffusion and…

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