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II: How Much Do You Know About Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine?

Honor of the Family Some families are frequent guests of the Nobel Prize. Hans von Euler-Chelpin won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and his son, Ulf von Euler, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. On the contrary, Arthur Kornberg, the farther, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, while his son Roger D. Kornberg won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. In addition, Jan Tinbergen, brother of Nikolaas Tinbergen, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, won the Nobel Prize in Economics. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Was Once Awarded to the Deceased In general, the Nobel Prize is awarded only to the living person. However, the case was broke once at the Physiology or Medicine Awards. When the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced in 2011, the winner Ralph Steinman had passed for three days. However, the Nobel Foundation Board of Directors still retained the Nobel Prize for Ralph in accordance with the charter, as the Nobel Congress did not know when Ralph had died in announcing the winners. Which areas of research are most likely to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine? Between 1901 and 2014, the most common area of research for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was genetics with 48 winners. According to statistics of each research field, the order of winners is listed as follows: Number of the Winners

Research Fields

48

Genetics

29

Biochemistry

27

Cell Physiology

26

Neurophysiology

23

Immunology

21

Metabolism, Molecular Biology

14

Virology, Disease Transmission

12

Endocrinology

10

Physiology, Bacteriology

9

Cardiovascular Physiology, Oncology

7

Chemistry, Pharmacology

6

Eye physiology

4

Antimicrobials, Imaging Diagnostics, Embryology, Epidemiology, Hematology, Parasitology, Transplant Immunology

3

Muscle Physiology, Neuroanatomy, Zoology, Behavior,


Developmental Biology, Spatial Behavior 2

Gastroenterology, Otolaryngology, Nutrition

1

Audiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive Physiology, Microbiology, Optics, Radiology, Reproductive Medicine, Respiratory Physiology, Surgery, Toxicology and Transplantation

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II: how much do you know about nobel prize in physiology or medicine  

Some families are frequent guests of the Nobel Prize. Hans von Euler-Chelpin won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and his son, Ulf von Euler, w...

II: how much do you know about nobel prize in physiology or medicine  

Some families are frequent guests of the Nobel Prize. Hans von Euler-Chelpin won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and his son, Ulf von Euler, w...

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