The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1934
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.
Nobel Prize Medal, Cash and Philanthropy
Dr. George H. Whipple shared his Nobel Prize money with the woman who was his fellow Pathologist and Researcher, Dr. Frieda Robscheit-Robbins. Between 1921 and 1930, they had co-authored 21 papers. They discovered liver therapy for pernicious anaemia, the discovery for which the Nobel Prize was awarded. Source: RocWiki, The People’s Guide to Rochester.
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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