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Selman Abraham Waksman

nobel prize for medicine

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Selman Abraham Waksman
Full Name
of the recipient
Selman Abraham Waksman
AwardNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year of Award1952
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis
at the Time of Award
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Place of BirthPriluka (now Nova Pryluka), Russian Empire (now known as Ukraine UKR)
Date of Birth22 July 1888
at the time of Award
63 years
Place of DeathHyannis, MA, United States USA
Date of Death16 August 1973
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