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George Minot
Born December 2, 1885
Boston, Massachusetts
Died February 25, 1950
Alma mater Harvard University
Known for anemia
Notable awards 1934 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

George Richards Minot (December 2, 1885 in Boston, Massachusetts – February 25, 1950) won the 1934 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with William P. Murphy and George H. Whipple for their work in the study of anemia. He completed his A.B. in 1908 and his M.D. in 1912 from Harvard University. Between 1914 to 1915, George Minot was appointed Assistance in Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. In 1915, he was appointed Assistant in Medicine at the Harvard Medical School.


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George Minot
BornDecember 2, 1885
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
DiedFebruary 25, 1950
Alma materHarvard University
Notable prizesNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1934

George Richards Minot (December 2, 1885 - February 25, 1950) was an American doctor.[1] He won the 1934 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with George Whipple and William P. Murphy, for their discoveries how eating liver could cure anaemia.



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