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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1972

For their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies
Name - Gerald M. Edelman
Date of birth - July 1, 1929
Institutions - Rockefeller University New York, NY, USA
Country - USA

Description - Gerald Maurice Edelman is an American biologist who won the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the immune system. Edelman's Nobel Prize-winning research concerned discovery of the structure of antibody molecules.


Name - Rodney R. Porter
Date of birth - October 8, 1917
Institutions - University of Oxford Oxford, United Kingdom
Country - United Kingdom

Description - Rodney Robert Porter, FRS was an English biochemist.Born in Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, Lancashire, England, Rodney Robert Porter received his Bachelors of Sciences--with Honours--from the University of Liverpool in 1939