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Medicine or biomedical scientific research is one of the five prize areas mentioned in Alfred Nobel’s will. This Lab Products initiative is to honor the scientists and researchers who have made the most important discovery within the domain of biomedical scientific research.
Read below about the contribution animals have made to biomedical scientific research below.
For more information on the facts below visit: Total E-Clips, a newsletter of the Foundation for Biomedical Research.
Emil Adolf von Behring
“for his work on serum therapy, especially its application against diphtheria, by which he has opened a new road in the domain of medical science and thereby placed in the hands of the physician a victorious weapon against illness and deaths”
“for his work on malaria, by which he has shown how it enters the organism and thereby has laid the foundation for successful research on this disease and methods of combating it”
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
“in recognition of his work on the physiology of digestion, through which knowledge on vital aspects of the subject has been transformed and enlarged”
Cow / Sheep
“for his investigations and discoveries in relation to tuberculosis”
Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Camillo Golgi
Dog / Horse
“in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system”
Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
“in recognition of his work on the role played by protozoa in causing diseases”
Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, Paul Ehrlich
Bird / Fish / Guinea Pig
“in recognition of their work on the immune reactions and functions of phagocytes”
“in recognition of the contributions to our knowledge of cell chemistry made through his work on proteins, including the nucleic substances”
“in recognition of his work on vascular suture and the transplantation of blood vessels and organs”
Charles Robert Richet
Dog / Rabbit
“in recognition of his work on anaphylaxis”
Guinea Pig / Horse / Rabbit
“for his discoveries relating to mechanisms of immunity”