The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1967
Co-Nobalists George R. Minot, William P. Murphy
Physician; Pathologist. Pernicious anaemia liver therapy. Whipple Disease. Intestinal parasites. Blackwater fever. WWII, Chloroform anesthesia induced liver necrosis. Liver regeneration. Tuberculosis. Pancreatitis. Used Nobelists Joliot Curie’s, Fermi’s, E.O. Lawrence’s radioactive isotopes; discovered iron metabolism; protein metabolism, distribution, functions. Bile constituents. Red cell stroma.
Gentle. Quiet. Wanted to be remembered as teacher.
BiographyGeorge Whipple memoirs by Leon L. Miller, National Academy Press Bio 22 pages 25 pages total.
Name: George Hoyt Whipple
Birth: 28 August 1878, Ashland, NH, USA
Death: 1 February 1976, Rochester, NY, USA
M.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1905
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
Award: "for their discoveries concerning liver therapy in cases of anaemia"
Portion of Cash: 1/3
Honoring George Whipple
Nobel Prize Medal
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