Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1940
Number:17 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name:Bernardo Alberto Houssay
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1887
Year, Death:1971
Profession:prof physiology
University:University of Buenos Aires
City:Buenos Aires
Country:ARGENTINA (AR)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1947
 
Motivation:Influence of glands of internal secretion on control of carbohydrate storage and utilization; especially the physiological importance of the pituitary gland for carbohydrate metabolism.
 
Nominator:
Name:Walter B Cannon
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1871
Year, Death:1945
Profession:prof physiology
University:Harvard Medical School
City:Cambridge
State:MA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: Also nominated, for other discoveries, were H. Berger, M. Sakel and H. Goldblatt (see nrs 17-0, 1, & 2 respectively).