Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Nobel laureates

  • Deserving but unrecognized: the forty-first seat

    Marshall A. LichtmanRochester, New York, United States The Nobel Prizes Each year on December 10th, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death, the Nobel Foundation and the Swedish royal family recognize the individuals deemed to have made the greatest achievements in chemistry, physics, physiology or medicine, and literature; and the Norwegian Nobel Committee recognizes “the person…

  • Book review: Nobel and Lasker Laureates of Chinese descent: In Literature and Science

    Laurence ChanDenver, Colorado, United States Book review: Nobel and Lasker Laureates of Chinese Descent: In Literature and Science, by Todd S Ing, Keith K Lau, Joseph M Chan, Hon-Lok Tang, Angela T Hadsell, and Laurence K Chan (Authors and Editors) This book celebrates notable scholars of Chinese descent with a special focus on the Wolf…