William P. Murphy

American scientist (1892–1987)

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]

William P. Murphy
Born(1892-02-06)February 6, 1892
DiedOctober 9, 1987(1987-10-09) (aged 95)
Alma materUniversity of Oregon
Known forFinding a cure for anaemia
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1934)
Scientific career
InstitutionsHavard University

References change

  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.