Edward Calvin Kendall


Edward Calvin Kendall

Princeton, NJ, USA
alma_mater = Columbia University
fields = Biochemistry
workplaces = Parke-Davis
St. Luke's Hospital
Mayo Clinic
Princeton University
known_for = isolation of thyroxine
discovery of cortisone
awards = Lasker Award (1949)
Passano Foundation (1950)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1950)

Edward Calvin Kendall (March 8, 1886, South Norwalk, Connecticut – May 4, 1972, Princeton, New Jersey) was an American chemist who, together with Philip S. Hench and Tadeus Reichstein, won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1950 for research at the Mayo Clinic on the structure and biological effects of adrenal cortex hormones. He was credited for the discovery of the hormone Cortisone. He earned his B.S., M.A. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University in 1908, 1909 and 1910, respectively.

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* [http://medicine.nobel.brainparad.com/edward_calvin_kendall.html Edward Calvin Kendall Biography]
* [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1950/kendall.jpgPhoto portrait from 1950]
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  • Edward C. Kendall — Edward Calvin Kendall (* 8. März 1886 in South Norwalk, Connecticut, USA; † 4. Mai 1972 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA) war ein US amerikanischer Biochemiker. Kendall gelang die Isolation des Nebennierenhormons Cortison und des Schilddrüsenhormons …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Kendall , Edward Calvin — (1886–1972) American biochemist Kendall, a dentist s son from South Norwalk, Connecticut, studied chemistry at Columbia University where he obtained his PhD in 1910. After working briefly at St. Luke s Hospital in New York from 1911 to 1914,… …   Scientists

  • Kendall, Edward Calvin — ▪ American chemist born March 8, 1886, South Norwalk, Conn., U.S. died May 4, 1972, Princeton, N.J.  American chemist who, with Philip S. Hench (Hench, Philip Showalter) and Tadeus Reichstein (Reichstein, Tadeus), won the Nobel Prize for… …   Universalium


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