Nobel prize medal.svg

William P. Murphy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

William P. Murphy
William P Murphy.jpg
Name
Born February 6, 1892
Stoughton, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Died October 9, 1987
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Oregon
Known for Finding a cure for anaemia
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1934)
Scientific career
Fields Medicine
Institutions Havard University

William Parry Murphy (February 6, 1892 – October 9, 1987) was an American doctor.[1] He won the 1934 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with George Whipple and George Minot, for discovering how eating liver could cure anaemia.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of William P. Murphy". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05. 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1934". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-12-21.