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Published: 12 December 2001
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00766-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-00766-4
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506549
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
... Abstract Oskar Minkowski was nominated six times for the Nobel Prize. He can be called the “grandfather of the discovery of insulin” since in 1889 he discovered that the removal of the pancreas in dogs induced diabetes mellitus. The presentation of this discovery together with his senior...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506544
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
... Abstract The discovery of insulin in Toronto in 1921/1922 was rapidly recognized by a Nobel Prize shared by Dr. Frederick Banting and Prof. John Macleod. However, in the popular imagination it is attributed to “Banting and Best.” Here we review the important individual and collective...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 94
Published: 09 June 2020
10.1159/000507237
EISBN: 978-3-318-06685-2
.... These include: the Medal of the University of Helsinki, Finland (1975); Oscar Medin Prize, Stockholm, Sweden (1979); Robert Koch Prize, Bonn, West Germany (1981); Anders Jahre Prize in Medicine, Oslo, Norway (1988); Honorary Consul, Costa Rica (1988); Lifetime Achievement Award, The Jeffrey Modell Foundation...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490448
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... Abstract The Italian poet, novelist, translator, editor and diarist Cesare Pavese (1908-1950) famously committed suicide after winning the coveted Strega prize for his 1949 trilogy of novels La bella estate ( The Beautiful Summer ). This article discusses one of the novels in that trilogy...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000358503
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... of the phenomenon of anaphylaxis showed that by immunization not only protection but also harmful events could be induced. For this discovery Richet received the Nobel Prize in 1913, but he still believed the condition of anaphylaxis was a lack of protection to the poisonous effect of the substance. Already earlier...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000358740
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... of gastric acid secretion and in allergic disorders. Using selective agonists and antagonists, as well as molecular biology tools, four histamine receptors (H 1 R, H 2 R, H 3 R and H 4 R) have been identified. The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine was awarded to Daniel Bovet in 1957 for the discovery...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000359984
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... by the isolation of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from pituitary gland extracts. Cortisone and ACTH were found to be very beneficial in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and Kendall, Reichstein and Hench received the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for this work in 1950. Bordley and colleagues...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 66
Published: 22 July 2010
10.1159/000318959
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9455-4
... systematic, evidence-based answers to clinical questions; (6) if systematic, evidence-based data are not available, design the proper studies to get them; (7) prize questioning the answers to further move beyond the knowledge limit; (8) support the principle that experiments in children will be required...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series: Clinical & Performance Program
Volume: 12
Published: 07 August 2009
10.1159/000235673
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8978-9
... approach based on the integration of collective and individual prevention, early detection and immediate action. Incentive monetary prizes are provided if body mass index (BMI) is reduced by at least 5% following participation in the prescribed treatment plan. The independent health insurance funds plan...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506555
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
... published in 1958 [ 14 ], that they had developed the RIA before me. Subsequently, I nominated Berson and Yalow for the 1971 Nobel Prize, but it went to Sutherland and Leloir that year. Poor Sol died in 1972 before he could receive the prize that was to go to Yalow in 1977. Sol was a very great and generous...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506559
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
..., have helped him to develop a very effective insulin preparation. Oskar Minkowski’s Team Missed the Nobel Prize Zülzer decided to have his extract examined at the Department of Internal Medicine in Breslau where Oskar Minkowski had just been appointed to the chair of Internal Medicine after...
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Series: Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposia
Volume: 5
Published: 22 December 2014
10.1159/000369265
EISBN: 978-3-318-02732-7
... containing the two violin sonatas by Béla Bartók, performed together with Adrian Adlam, and recently a recording of the complete Études pour piano by Ligeti (WERGO). Thomas Hell has won prizes at several German and international competitions, including the first prize at the Concours international de...
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Series: Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposia
Volume: 4
Published: 05 June 2013
10.1159/000346503
EISBN: 978-3-318-02348-0
.... In employing gnotobiotic mice, he also developed an active program to analyze immune cell interactions with commensal and pathogenic bacteria and viruses at mucosal sites. Bruce Beutler, MD B.B. is a 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate and best known for his work on TLR4 sensing LPS. He received his MD from...
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Series: Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposia
Volume: 4
Published: 05 June 2013
10.1159/000346498
EISBN: 978-3-318-02348-0
...Innate Immunity's Resurrection: How It Perceives Infection In 1908, E. Metchnikoff and P. Ehrlich jointly received the Nobel Prize ‘in recognition of their work in immunity'. Metchnikoff advocated the idea that phagocytes constituted a first line of innate defense by nonspecifically ingesting...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506560
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
... the Gila monster. Dr. Eng worked in the laboratory of Dr. Rosalyn Yalow, the 1977 Nobel Prize winner for physiology and medicine (among other findings, she had developed a method for measuring the insulin concentration with a radioimmune assay). Eng noticed that the substance exendin-4 from the saliva...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 30
Published: 08 March 2022
10.1159/000520914
EISBN: 978-3-318-06913-6
... for Dental Research and the ORCA Prize from the European Association for Dental Research. This combination of expertise is so unique that being the editor of the present volume I had a hard time finding reviewers for the individual chapters. This brief description makes it clear that the information...