Nobel Laureates - Medicine, Physiology
1947: Gerty Theresa Cori
An American, honored with her husband for their study of the catalytic conversion of glycerin.
1977: Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
American honored for her work with radioimmunoassay in investigative medicine.
1983: Barbara McClintock
Honored for her work in genetics.
1986: Rita Levi-Montalcini
With Stanley Cohen, honored for work on cell growth.
1988: Gertrude B. Elion
Honored with two others for their work in drug treatment.
1995: Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
Honored for work on genetics in early embryo development.
2009: Elizabeth H. Blackburn & Carol W. Greider
Elizabeth Blackburn and Carol Greider shared the 2009 prize with Jack W. Szostak for a chromosome-related discovery.