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1966 Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology

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Science  21 Oct 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3747, pp. 362-365
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3747.362


Two eminent scientists, Peyton Rous and Charles Huggins, were named last week to share the 1966 Nobel prize in medicine or physiology for their work on cancer. Rous is Member Emeritus of Rockefeller University; Huggins is director of the Ben May Laboratory for Cancer Research at the University of Chicago. The following are descriptions and appreciations of their work by W. Ray Bryan and by Paul Talalay and Guy Williams-Ashman.