Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1921
Number:86 - 12
 
Nominee:
Name:Sir Charles S Sherrington
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1857
Year, Death:1952
Profession:prof physiology
University:University of Oxford
City:Oxford
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1932
 
Motivation:Work on reflexes, investigation on decerebration and decapitation, especially the reciprocal innervation.
 
Nominator:
Name:Th Madsen
Gender:M
Profession:Head Danish State Serum Institute
University:Danish State Serum Institute
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
 
Comments: Nomination was made jointly in the same letter by the following professors: E. Overton, prof pharmacology, L. Broman, prof anatomy, K. Petrén, prof medicine, E. Sjövall, prof pathology and forensic medicine, T. Thunberg, prof physiology, in Lund, SE; G. Bergmark, prof pediatrics and practical medicine, G. Göthlin, prof physiology, R. Bárány, NP med 1914, in Uppsala, SE; A. Wimmer, prof psychiatry, J.C. Bock, prof pharmacology, V. Henriques, prof physiology, A. Krogh, NP med 1920, T. Madsen, head Danish State Serum Institute, L.S. Fredricia, prof hygiene, in Copenhagen, DK.