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.
George H. Whipple Founded the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester, NY. He was a longtime Dean of the school.
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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