George Minot

American physician (1885-1950)

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.

George Minot
George Minot nobel.jpg
BornDecember 2, 1885
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
DiedFebruary 25, 1950
Alma materHarvard University
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1934
Scientific career


  1. "Biography of George R. Minot". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.