Cite

Search

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10

Lasker Awards

(Encyclopedia) Lasker Awards, prizes created in 1945 by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (est. 1942) in recognition of achievement in several areas of medicine. Among the most…

Merrifield, Robert Bruce

(Encyclopedia) Merrifield, Robert Bruce, 1921–2006, American chemist, b. Fort Worth, Tex., Ph.D. Univ. of California at Los Angeles, 1949. As a researcher at the Rockefeller Institute…

Sloan Foundation

(Encyclopedia) Sloan Foundation, fund established (1934) by automobile executive Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. as a philanthropic institution supporting research in various areas. In its early…

Dale, Sir Henry Hallett

(Encyclopedia) Dale, Sir Henry Hallett, 1875–1968, English scientist. For his study of acetylcholine as agent in the chemical transmission of nerve impulses he shared with Otto Loewi…

Goldberger, Joseph

(Encyclopedia) Goldberger, Joseph, 1874–1929, American medical research worker, b. Austria-Hungary, grad. Bellevue Hospital Medical College, 1895. He came to the United States at the…

Hevesy, Georg von

(Encyclopedia) Hevesy, Georg von gā´ôrkh fən hĕ´vĕshē [key], 1885–1966, Hungarian physicist and chemist. He received the 1943 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on the use of…

Walker, Sir John Ernest

(Encyclopedia) Walker, Sir John Ernest, 1941–, English biochemist, Ph.D. Oxford, 1969. He has been a researcher at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in…

Gasser, Herbert Spencer

(Encyclopedia) Gasser, Herbert Spencer găs´ər [key], 1888–1963, American physiologist, b. Platteville, Wis., grad. Univ. of Wisconsin (B.A., 1910; M.A., 1911), M.D. Johns Hopkins, 1915…

Bronk, Detlev Wulf

(Encyclopedia) Bronk, Detlev Wulf dĕt´ləf, brŏngk [key], 1897–1975, American biologist and administrator, b. New York City, grad. Swarthmore College (B.A., 1920), Ph.D. Univ. of…

Moore, Stanford

(Encyclopedia) Moore, Stanford, 1913–82, American biochemist, b. Chicago, Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, 1938. Moore joined the faculty at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical…