Nobel Prize nominees and the rise of urology in Europe around 1900

  title={Nobel Prize nominees and the rise of urology in Europe around 1900},
  author={N. Hansson and M. Krischel and T. Halling and F. Moll and H. Fangerau},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  • N. Hansson, M. Krischel, +2 authors H. Fangerau
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Urology
  • PurposeRecent historical research has reconstructed the roads leading to the Nobel Prize for the trained urologists Werner Forssmann (1904–1979) in 1956 and Charles Huggins (1901–1997) in 1966. However, the story of urology and the Nobel Prize does not start and end with the laureates. Taking James Israel (1848–1926), Félix Guyon (1831–1920), and Peter J Freyer (1852–1921) as examples, this paper shows that pioneers in urology were in fact runners-up for the award much earlier.MethodsThe study… CONTINUE READING
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