Medical Stamps

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Emil von Behring, 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 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"

Robert Koch, 1905 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his investigations and discoveries in relation to tuberculosis"

Camillo Golgi, 1905 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1906 with Santiago Ramón y Cajal "in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system" "in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system"

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov 1905 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Ehrlich "in recognition of their work on immunity"

Allvar Gullstrand 1911 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his work on the dioptrics of the eye"

Alexis Carrel 1912 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "in recognition of his work on vascular suture and the transplantation of blood vessels and organs"

Charles Robert Richet 1913 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "in recognition of his work on anaphylaxis"

Robert Bárány 1914 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus"

Jules Bordet 1919 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discoveries relating to immunity"

Schack August 1920 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery of the capillary motor regulating mechanism"

Christiaan Eijkman 1929 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery of the antineuritic vitamin"

Hans Spemann 1935 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery of the organizer effect in embryonic development"

Sir Alexander Fleming, 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (with Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey) "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"

Paul Hermann Müller 1948 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery of the high efficiency of DDT as a contact poison against several arthropods"

Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz 1948 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses"

Axel Hugo Theodor Theorell 1955 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discoveries concerning the nature and mode of action of oxidation enzymes"

Severo Ochoa (with Arthur Kornberg) 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"

Sir John Carew Eccles, Alan Lloyd Hodgkin and Andrew Fielding Huxley 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane"

Jacques Monod (with François Jacob and André Lwoff ) 1965 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis"

Ragnar Granit (with Haldan Keffer Hartline and George Wald) 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye"

Sir Bernard Katz (with Ulf von Euler and Julius Axelrod ) 1970 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the humoral transmittors in the nerve terminals and the mechanism for their storage, release and inactivation"

Konrad Lorenz (with Karl von Frisch,and Nikolaas Tinbergen)1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"

1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Roger W. Sperry "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres", David H. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel "for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system"

1982 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , Sune K. Bergström , John R. Vane and Bengt I. Samuelsson "for their discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related biologically active substances"

Georges J.F. Köhler (with Niels K. Jerne, and César Milstein)1982 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies"

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