TITLE

William Murphy -- Nobel Prize for the Treatment of Pernicious Anemia

AUTHOR(S)
Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.; Steensma, David P.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2006, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p726
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles William Murphy, one of the three recipients of the 1934 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on finding a cure for pernicious anemia. The article provides an overview of his family and educational background. His research with another Nobel Prize winner, George Minot resulted in their discovery that a diet rich in liver could control pernicious anemia in humans.
ACCESSION #
21258752

 

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