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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1966

For his discovery of tumour-inducing viruses
Name - Peyton Rous
Date of birth - October 5, 1879
Institutions - Rockefeller University New York, NY, USA
Country - USA

Description - Peyton Rous born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1879 and received his B.A. and M.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was involved in the discovery of the role of viruses in the transmission of certain types of cancer.


for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer
Name - Charles Brenton Huggins
Date of birth - September 22, 1901
Institutions - University of Chicago, Ben May Laboratory for Cancer Research Chicago, IL, USA
Country - USA

Description - Charles Brenton Huggins was a Canadian-born American physician and physiologist and cancer researcher at the University of Chicago specializing in prostate cancer.